News Related to U.S. and World History, and Americana


News Related to U.S. and World History, and Americana

Historical Novel for Middle School Characterizes the First Memorial Day and How it Evolved from the Civil War

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- "Shadows of War: Prelude to Memorial Day" (ISBN: 978-0-615-20254-9) is the first title to be released by Crandall Publishing. This...

Ohio's Elevator Brewing Co. Recalls Historical T-Shirts

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Trying to squelch a beery urban legend that has been misquoted by historians and beer enthusiasts since the early days of...

Ultimate Republican Trivia Book by Historian Scott Paul Frush

ROYAL OAK, Mich. -- More than fifty-five million Americans proudly call themselves Republicans. However, many individuals support political parties without fully understanding the history...

Black Unity Family Commemorates King Assassination

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Black Unity Family, a diverse, nonpartisan coalition of groups and individuals co-convened by Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner and Melanie L. Campbell, released the following "Letter to Fellow Americans."

New DVD Documentary Series Brings English History to Life

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- In a new documentary series on DVD, released by Gallery of Historical Figures(R), artist and raconteur George Stuart gives his take on the formative and often turbulent history of England. Murder, treachery, greed, love and hate punctuate the timeline, as the country evolves from Tudor absolutism into constitutional monarchy of Victoria.

Presidential Portrait Collection Celebrates Upcoming '08 Election

SEATTLE, Wash. -- With the 2008 presidential election closing in, Canalis International Corporation has designed a unique and limited collection of ornamental presidential portrait bottles. This breathtaking collection is sure to satisfy presidential voters looking forward to a historical election, as well as anyone interested in giving an impressive gift this holiday season.

Creation-Evolution Debate: Images of Biblical Noah Uncovered in Ancient Greek Art

Biblical NoahANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Solving Light Books announced today the publication to the Web of 37 images of the Biblical Noah uncovered in ancient Greek art. The surprising Web Presentation includes written commentary by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., author of "The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble" and most recently, "Noah in Ancient Greek Art" (ISBN 13: 978-0-9705438-4-4).

Bob Miller's Latest Book is Nothing Short of a Backstage Tour of the 3d Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne Division...

book: Kill Me If You Can, You SOBFT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- This new book from Bob Miller, "Kill Me If You Can, You SOB" (ISBN: 978-1-58736-846-2), is the compelling story of Lt. Col. Manuel A. Alves (Black Hawk), at LZ Betty in Phan Thiet, Vietnam. It has been embraced by the men of the 3-506th and they have endorsed it by recommending it on their websites.

Murder, Conspiracy, and Las Vegas: New Book Reveals True History of Los Angeles Mob

Celebrity GangsterNEW YORK, N.Y. -- A new book by a celebrity biographer finally tells the story of Celebrity Gangster Mickey Cohen, the boxer, bodyguard, blackmailer, pimp, bookie czar, gambler, haberdasher, restaurateur, racketeer, thief, and Robin Hoodlum to the poor and dispossessed. "Hollywood's Celebrity Gangster, The Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen" (ISBN: 1-929631-65-0), by Brad Lewis, examines the mixed morality life of the Los Angeles-based mobster.

Historic Natchez on the Mississippi River: 30th Annual Fall Pilgrimage Tour, Sept. 29 – Oct. 13, 2007

Natchez Fall PilgrimageNATCHEZ, Miss. -- Natchez Pilgrimage Tours' 30th annual Natchez Fall Pilgrimage showcases eighteen of the most splendid historic houses to be found anywhere in America from September 29 through October 13, 2007. For thirty years, Natchez has opened it arms to lovers of history, architecture and decorative arts during Natchez Fall Pilgrimage.