by Walter G. Moss
The most impressive educational aspect of The Weissensee Saga is that it presents a realistic and convincing portrait of the differing lives and reactions of East German individuals in the final decade of the GDR’s existence.
SOURCE: The Hill
The History Channel aired the fourth part of a six-hour docuseries called "The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen," a historical look at pioneers such as Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett as well as explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and the Native American Shawnee chief Tecumseh.
Lucy Worsley presents American History’s Biggest Fibs.
SOURCE: Time Magazine
by David Kaiser
In 1958, Edward R. Murrow, the great newsman, warned that television threatened the nation’s survival because it was using its power to distract the citizenry from painful realities.
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