News Related to U.S. and World History, and Americana
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- FlatSigned Press, a publishing house and rare books distributor, has released exclusive new writings by the late President Gerald R. Ford. The book, entitled "A Presidential Legacy and The Warren Commission" (ISBN-13: 978-1-934304-02-0), provides a fascinating look into the mind of a great American leader in the final years before his death.
ELM SPRINGS, Tenn. -- The Sons of Confederate Veterans, one of the oldest veterans organizations in the United States, have publicly challenged NBC's "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno over comments he recently made on the program.
Sons of Confederate Veterans Condemn Bias, Sloppy and Slanderous 'Journalism' from Indianapolis Fox 59
ELM SPRINGS, Tenn. -- "An outrageous lie" was the response of Chris Sullivan, Commander-in-Chief of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, to a recent report by Fox Channel 59 portraying the SCV as "racist" and "supremist" (sic).
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor (ADBC) will be passing a resolution at an upcoming meeting at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Herndon, VA on April 13; it will address the grievances of misconduct by the Japanese military for their brutal treatment of POWs and to the many Japanese companies that placed POWs into slavery during World War II.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- The People History, an online social forum, focuses on preserving memories and interpreting history based on people's memories and experiences; this year they celebrate their one-year anniversary. The People History was created to preserve the thoughts, memories and social history of the ordinary man and woman, similar to that of a celebrity autobiography or biography.