RealClearHistory Morning Edition

Thursday, April 17
How Close U.S. Came to War With Cuba - Robert Dallek, Newsweek
JFK's Bay of Pigs Blunder - Thomas Craughwell, History News Network
Error, Hype and Media's Bay of Pigs - W.J. Campbell, Media Myth Alert
Was There a Second Shooter Who Killed RFK? - Daily Mail
Dawn of Japan's Dominance of Asia - Sarah Paine, Naval War College
Sowing the Seed for Murky Taiwan Question - Taiwan Basic
Phnom Penh's Fall and Ensuing Bloodbath - Dan Fletcher, Time
Pol Pot: Life of Cambodia's Tyrant - BBC News
The Year of Four Roman Emperors - Heritage History
Top 10 Strangest Wars in History - Listverse
Wednesday, April 16
German Collapse on Eastern Front - Peter Chen, World War II Database
Red Army Makes Last Push for Berlin - James McGhee, Military History
McClellan Failure at Lee's Mill - John Rickard, History of War
Masada: A Fortress of Jewish Defiance - Jewish Virtual Library
My Enduring Fascination With Titanic - James Cameron, Der Spiegel
Did the Moon Help Sink Titanic? - Rolando Pujol, New York Daily News
No, the Moon Did Not Sink Titanic - Lane Wallace, The Atlantic
Texas City's Deadly Blast - Mark Pandanell, Texas City Firefighters
Dr. Kevorkian: The Agent of Death - Jack Lessenberry, Vanity Fair
The Making of Virginia Tech Killer - Daniel Golden, Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, April 15
Sobering Reason for Titanic Tragedy - Chris Berg, Wall Street Journal
Why 'Californian' Failed Titanic - Dave Nitzer, Titanic & Mystery Ship
Titanic: A High-Tech Marvel of Its Time - Sharon Gaudin, PC World
Men of Titanic: Heroes or Cowards? - Sarah Boesveld, National Post
Titanic Still Unsinkable Even Now - Daniel Mendelsohn, New Yorker
Dissecting Lincoln's Murder - Jeffrey Williams, This Week in Civil War
John Wilkes Booth and the Conspiracy - Douglas Linder, UMKC
Raining Bombs on Gaddafi's Libya - Walter Boyne, Airforce Magazine
Will North Korea Pick On U.S. Again? - Mark Sauter, RealClearHistory
Robinson Did It His Way ... With Courage - Richard Justice, MLB.com
Monday, April 14
Hitler, Stalin and the Bloodlands - Timothy Snyder, NY Review of Books
Stalin's Killing Fields in Katyn Forest - Benjamin Fischer, CIA
Historians in Denial Over Soviet Atrocities - Adam Scrupski, HNN
CIA's Obsession With 'Manchurian Candidate' - Kim Zetter, Wired
Apollo 13 Disaster: NASA's Finest Hour - White Eagle Aerospace History
Massacre Hardens Indian Spirit Against British - MSN Encarta
Bloodbath Greets Israel's Founding - IsraCast
Glorious History of Handel's Messiah - Jonathan Kandell, Smithsonian
Sidney Poitier: Actor, Artist, Thinker, Humanitarian - PBS
Top 10 Greatest Warriors in History - Loni Perry, TopTenz
Saturday, April 12
The Huge Secret About FDR's Death - Brian Bethune, Macleans
How Sick Was FDR at Yalta? - Boat Against the Current
Civil War's 1st Shot at Fort Sumter - Richard Hatcher, Civil War Trust
Who's to Blame for Civil War's Opening Shot? - Washington Post
Lincoln's Difficult Transition to Presidency - The Lincoln Institute
4th Crusade: Christian Civil War - Richard Robinson, Military History
The Trial of Galileo Galilei - Douglas Linder, UMKC
Vimy Ridge: Canada's Finest Hour on a Battlefield - Canada at War
The Fall of Phnom Penh to Khmer Rouge - John Gunther Dean, ADST
6 Surprising Facts About Gagarin Flight - Amanda Schupak, Fox News
Friday, April 11
Truman Sacks MacArthur to Stop WWIII - Robert Schlesinger, US News
MacArthur's Firing and the Nuclear Bomb - Bruce Cumings, HNN
Matthew Ridgway's Finest Hour - Jerry Morelock, Armchair General
Top 10 United States Generals - Miss Cellania, Neatorama
Nazi Death and Terror at Buchenwald - Holocaust Museum
Enough With Holocaust Comparisons - Michael Freund, Jerusalem Post
What Germany Owes the Jews - David Horovitz, Times of Israel
How Eichmann Trial Changed Justice - Deborah Lipstadt, Daily Beast
Historians Schilling for Hitler - Charles Taylor, Salon
Elba and Napoleon: An Unlikely History - Leif Pettersen, Lonely Planet
Thursday, April 10
Why the Titanic Still Fascinates Us - Andrew Wilson, Smithsonian
Scenes from Titanic's Maiden Voyage Departure - Titanic-Titanic
Queenstown: Titanic's Last Stop - Samuel Chi, RealClearHistory
Before Movie, Titanic Was a News Story - Christopher Sullivan, AP
The Legacy of South's 'Lost Cause' - Encyclopedia Virginia
Nixon and Ping-Pong Diplomacy - Frank Gannon, Nixon Foundation
Death and Martyrdom of Patriarch Gregory V - Orthodox History
Past, Present, Future of Halley's Comet - Gary Kronk, Cometography
The Tragic Loss of USS Thresher - U.S. Navy
Russian-Made TU-154's History of Disasters - BBC News
Wednesday, April 9
Why the South Lost the Civil War - Carl Zebrowski, Civil War Times
A Gentlement's Agreement at Appomattox - Eyewitness to History
To Live and Die in the Trenches - Michael Duffy, First World War
Another Futile Battle on Western Front - John Rickard, History of War
German Forces' Foray into Norway - Robert Martensson, Norway 1940
Death March and Struggle for Justice - Kinue Tokudome, Japan Focus
How Media Oversold Saddam's Toppling - Peter Maass, New Yorker
A Fiery But Miraculous Plane Crash - Air Disaster
Designing the Perfect Astronaut - Amy Teitel, Vintage Space
A Gilded Eighth Wonder of the World - Liz Smith, Sports Illustrated
Tuesday, April 8
The Real Story of Battleship Yamato's Sinking - Grosse Pointe News
Life in Baghdad Since the Fall of Saddam - Der Spiegel
The Lies and Libel About Iraq War - Robert Werdine, Times of Israel
Thatcher: The Lady Who Changed the World - The Economist
Attila More Than Just Barbaric Hun - Europe Web
Truman's Presidential Overreach - Robert Higgs, The Freeman
Oddity of Ike's 'Domino Theory' - Encyclopedia of New American Nation
Rwanda's Gruesome 100-Day Genocide - BBC News
Reporter's Regret on Rwanda - Bartholomaus Grill, Der Spiegel
End of Hank Aaron's Glorious Ordeal - Ron Fimrite, Sports Illustrated
Monday, April 7
Wilson Blunder Gave Birth to WWII - Sheldon Richman, Freedom Daily
What If Germany Won First World War? - John Reilly, First World War
Shiloh All But Seals South's Fate - Michael Lollar, Commercial-Appeal
Shattering Myths of Shiloh - Timothy Smith, America's Civil War
An Intelligence Failure in Vietnam - W.R. Baker, Military Intelligence
Mystique of Waffen-SS in Yugoslavia - Colin Heaton, World War II Mag
Richard the Lionheart: England's Warrior King - English Monarchs
Exhuming the Heart of Lionheart - Dan Jones, Daily Beast
Modern Olympics' Tireless Founding Father - SR/Olympic Sports
Who Really Discovered North Pole? - Bruce Henderson, Smithsonian

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