Revisiting Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” Speech
The famous "Iron Curtain" speech that propelled us into the Cold War highlights Churchill's near roguish fight to challenge the U.S.S.R.
Mary Somerville, Queen of 19th Century Science
Mary Somerville, one of the first women scientists and science writers, came to be known after her death as the "queen of 19th century science."
John Birch Had Nothing to Do with the John Birch Society
The real John Birch, the first American casualty of the Cold War, would not have been pleased with his name becoming the beacon of the extreme Right.