David Barton’s new book ‘The Jefferson Lies’ creates controversy among historians

David Barton’s new book The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You’ve Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson hits book stores next week, but is already garnering tons of publicity and attacks. Writers, historians and even Jon Stewart, are challenging Barton on the assertions he makes in ‘Jefferson Lies.’ Barton targets many of the conventional More...

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By deskofbrian On Monday, April 16th, 2012

George Washington voted Britain’s Greatest Foe

America’s first President, George Washington was recognized by the National Army Museum to identify Britain’s most outstanding military opponent. The Telegraph reports that the special event at the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Jackie Robinson MLB debut honored as Atlanta Braves host Youth tournament

April 11, 1947 Jackie Robinson made his debut in a Major League Baseball exhibition game and four days later officially broke the color barrier in baseball. This week, the 65th anniversary of Robinson’s accomplishments, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

‘Titanic’ returns to theaters in 3-D, headlines centennial events

James Cameron’s “Titanic” returns to theaters April 4, 2012 with a 3-D version of the film to commemorate 100 years since the sailing on April 10, 1912 and the sinking four days later. The original More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

1940 census release leads to National Archives website crash

The National Archives Records Administration crashed on Monday as geneaologists bombared the server to view the 3.8 images from the 1940 census which we released. A seventy-two year embargo was lifted and the National More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Monumental Questions: Battling over American history

Kirk Cameron’s film “Monumental:  In Search of America’s National Treasure” is thrust into the middle of the battle over American history and the role of God, Christianity in the founding of America. One More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Kirk Cameron’s ‘Monumental’ movie brings attention to Forefathers, history and religion

Today’s showing of “Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure”, a documentary by “Growing Pains” star Kirk Cameron, shines a spotlight on the National Monument to the Forefathers in Plymouth, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

DAY IN HISTORY: March 21, 1871 Stanley begins search for Livingston

“Dr. Livingston, I presume?” is one of famous phrases many people can recite, yet know little of the backstory which started 141 years ago today. Journalist Henry Stanley began his famous search in Africa for More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Five years ago Barack Obama announced his run for President

February 10, 2007 was a cold day in Springfield, Illinois as then Senator Barack Obama announced at the Old State Capitol Building his intentions to run for President of the United States of America. Just under More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, January 15th, 2012

NASA rolls out Internet radio station, Third Rock, to reach out to younger audience

NASA was created for discovery and exploration and the nation’s aerospace program will venture into the arena of Internet radio. The recent announcement from NASA this week is set to target “tech-savvy More...