December 2016 News

December 19, 2016
Joanne Freeman of Yale University and Nathan Connolly of Johns Hopkins University will join BackStory in 2017.   Freeman and Connolly will co-host alongside Ed Ayers and...
December 16, 2016
David Blight gave the annual Merle Curti Lectures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 26-28. His lectures included: “Childhood of ‘Extremes’ and ‘Baltimore Dreams...
December 15, 2016
This year, the United States commemorates the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, a surprise military strike by the Japanese at the United States naval base in Hawaii. The...
December 2, 2016
Yale Committee articulates principles for renaming campus buildings and landmarks.  Historians John Witt (chair), David Blight, Beverly Gage, Jonathan Holloway (Dean), and...