Jessica Lynch was the first woman American POW to be successfully rescued. She became symbolic in ways that had little to do with the facts of her story.
According to the extramission theory of vision, our eyes send out beams of elemental fire that spread, nerve like, to create the visual field.
In the aftermath of the Mexican-American War, people of Mexican ancestry were the target of intense racist violence.
When government wouldn't fund female fieldwork, Agnes Chase pulled together her own resources.