From Bannockburn to Culloden

The quest for Scottish independence is a little more complicated than history suggests

From Bannockburn to Culloden
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The quest for Scottish independence is a little more complicated than history suggests.

Father’s Day and popular poets

For my father, a gripping narrative engaging the imagination was what poetry was all about

Father’s Day and popular poets
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For my father, a gripping narrative engaging the imagination was what poetry was all about.

D-Day and “Divine Destiny”

Dwight D. Eisenhower’s luck was legendary, and June 6, 1944 certainly brought its fair share

D-Day and “Divine Destiny”
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Dwight D. Eisenhower’s luck was legendary, and June 6, 1944 certainly brought its fair share.

Northern Ireland’s chickens may be coming home to roost

Prosecuting Gerry Adams may come down to a stark choice: do you want peace or justice?

Northern Ireland’s chickens may be coming home to roost
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Prosecuting Gerry Adams may come down to a stark choice: do you want peace or justice?

The four-minute mile is 60 years old

Roger Bannister made his move to athletic prominence on May 6, 1954

The four-minute mile is 60 years old
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Roger Bannister made his move to athletic prominence on May 6, 1954.

Thatcher’s men

Her relationship with three men in her life proves she was more nuanced than her popular caricatures suggest

Thatcher’s men
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Her relationship with three men in her life proves she was more nuanced than her popular caricatures suggest.

When American political life had second acts

Unfortunately, they rarely, if ever, ended well

When American political life had second acts
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Unfortunately, they rarely, if ever, ended well.

Napoleon’s grasp exceeded his reach

This month marks the 200th anniversary of the first abdication of the “little dead dude”

Napoleon’s grasp exceeded his reach
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This month marks the 200th anniversary of the first abdication of the “little dead dude”.

When Muhammad Ali ruled the world

Loved by some, hated by others, Ali always had a tendency to do the unexpected

When Muhammad Ali ruled the world
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Loved by some, hated by others, Ali always had a tendency to do the unexpected.

Liberals pour old wine into new bottles

It's like déjà vu all over again

Liberals pour old wine into new bottles
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It’s like déjà vu all over again.