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Life After Lincoln: Seven days after Lincoln was shot, an editorial appeared in the Post that reflected the North’s dwindling hope for a quick and merciful reconciliation with the South.
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African American History
Victims of Politics: The 1964 Murder of Three Civil Rights Workers By: Jeff Nilsson A recent Pew survey shows at least one third of Americans believe their ideological opponents pose a “threat to the nation’s well-being.” Troubling as this might be, we have seen far worse.
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Little Rock Arkansas
One Drop Rule
Black And White
The Supreme Court ordered an end to segregated schooling, but the transition would not come easily.
Throughout the ‘50s, white homeowners were panicking at the thought of blacks moving into their neighborhoods.
In 1940, civil rights activist and NAACP leader Walter White wrote a column for the Post examining how black Americans’ desire to serve their country.
English is nearly impossible to learn and even harder to spell. Attempts to fix it have met with derision, but that hasn’t stopped dreamers from trying.
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Ways To Communicate
In its day, the telegram made an even greater impact on America than the Internet. But now the telegraph is about to pass into history.
An army surgeon writes of his gratitude to the civilian volunteers of the Sanitary Commission, seeing them as a sign that mankind has entered a new era.
Daughter Of The Regiment
Battle Of Fredericksburg
Civil War Quilts
In 1863, the Post published Louisa May Alcott’s harrowing description of her work as a Civil War nurse.
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Battle Of Gettysburg
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How the Post covered the Battle of Gettysburg.
Thousands of soldiers’ lives were saved by a special organization of volunteers.
The news of the Confederates’ invasion inspired Philadelphia, panicked Harrisburg, and brought renewed attention to the draft.
Point Of View
150 years ago, the Post hoped a state militia could defeat Gen. Robert E. Lee at Gettysburg.
In 1938, Cincinnati pitcher Johnny Vander Meer threw two no-hit games in a row. And it hasn't been done since.
The Post touches on the growing financial struggle of the middle class in these four archival pieces from 1934 to 1952.
The big story of 1963 was civil rights, and the challenges to Brown v. Board of Education.
Jews And Gentiles
One of the country’s most enduring mysteries lives on as the search for Hoffa’s remains continues. Less than a year before the infamous Teamster leader went missing, he wrote a personal essay for the Post.
A Star Is Born
21 Years Old
Barbra Streisand: A Star is Born. The Post interviewed the unlikely star at 21 years old.
Fly Around The World
War Of 1812
While Captain James Lawrence couldn’t save the USS Chesapeake, his words still inspired a great victory in the War of 1812.
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Running For President
In light of the recent seizure of AP journalists' phone records, we examine more than 100 years of Post articles that reflect the changing relationship.
With filibuster reform in the news again, we look at the long history of its losing battle.
The Windy City
Why you don’t see steam locomotives anymore.
F Scott Fitzgerald
Best Short Stories
Today he’s known as the author of The Great Gatsby, but in the 1920s, F. Scott Fitzgerald was known for being a Post writer
The Kite Runner
Are Books Really Here to Stay? The fear that book publishing will disappear has been around for more than a century.