Tag: history

To Challenge Ignorance

In a restaurant in 1939 Germany, thirty-ish American foreign service officer “Leslie Slote” and young American twenties-something expat “Byron Henry” – who had just returned from the chaos of Poland during the German invasion weeks earlier – fall into discussing anti-Semitism…

At Holiday’s End

โ€œOver there,โ€ a tour guide announces, โ€œis the famous painting of the signing of the 1776 Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. Next to it, you see a magnificent painting of the British surrender at Saratoga, New York. Thereโ€™s George Washington, who defeated the British…”