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David Farber: The War on Drugs turns 50 today. It’s time to make peace.

As declarations of war go, it was pretty low key. On June 17, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon held a news briefing in the West Wing of the White House.

History and Evolution of Sushi Chronicled in 'Oishii' Book

LAWRENCE — There are 34,000 species of fish. And they all have their own flavor.

Gaming The System: KU Professor Says 'Call Of Duty' Can Help Teach History

Can video games like “Call of Duty: World War II” and “Battlefield 1942” be shaping the way young people view history? Andrew Denning thinks so.

Joseph Hartung follows his passion for policy interning at Kenyan think tank

Joseph Hartung’s fascination with history and the conduct of conflict dates back to his childhood. As a kid, he says, he’d spend hours playing with plastic army men and building elaborate small-scale fortifications out of Lincoln Logs.

KU Scholar Selected as 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

LAWRENCE — University of Kansas scholar Beth Bailey was named today as one of 26 researchers in the 2021 class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows. With a $200,000 stipend, it is one of the most generous awards of its kind for scholarship in the humanities and social sciences.

Historian brings Montana single mom homesteader's history to life

Lily Bell Stearns was no one important when she arrived by train in Montana in 1912. Stearns was a recent divorcee with three children, including one daughter left behind in a mental institution.

Professor Marta Vicente Interviewed by New Books Network

Today’s interview on New Books in History is with Dr.

Professor Chris Forth Discusses Trump's Fixation on "Fat"

LAWRENCE — “Fat. Pig. Slob. Disgusting animal.” These are just a few of the names that President Donald Trump called adversaries during his campaign and presidency.

Debating Sex and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Today’s interview on New Books in History is with Dr.

By facing more of its racist truths, Kansas — and America — could heal more of its divides

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