Daily Archive: July 1, 2013


Gettysburg’s Headlines, Day One (The Fog of War)

At the beginning of July, 1863, Union newspapers were abuzz with reports of Lee’s invasion.  Headlines in the New York Times fell under the bold-print category “REBEL INVASION”: “Important Intelligence Regarding the Movements of...


Canada Day Jukebox and Open Thread

I’m not a huge fan of vulgar displays of nationalism, but I’ll certainly enjoy a party and a day off, so let Canada Day roll! Bryan Adams is the quintessential Canadian rock star, and...