Articles with keyword "World War II"

Madeleine Lebeau in Casablanca

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in Casablanca Madeleine Lebeau Became Forever the Face of French Resistance

75 years after its premiere, Casablanca still moves us. 

Adak Island

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Adak Island, Far Out in the Bering Sea, May Be Where the Wind Begins

A photographer documents the nearly abandoned island of Adak, Alaska.

A cartoon showing FDR, Churchill, and reindeer on the roof of the White House.

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Christmas at the White House with Winston Churchill

After Pearl Harbor, the British prime minister insisted on visiting President Roosevelt in Washington.

cover of The Little Prince

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The Grown-Up Saint-Exupéry

The Little Prince is being revived as a feature film. And who was the Frenchman who wrote it?

Deane Keller and Michaelangelo's David

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Protecting Art in War

Yale's Deane Keller became a Monuments Man and helped save Italy's treasures.

Sono Osato

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The Original Miss Turnstiles

Provocative casting in On the Town.

Little Italy, New York City, 1950s

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What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?

Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.

Injured troops from the 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry

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How the GI Bill Became Law in Spite of Some Veterans’ Groups

The G.I. BIll represented a new deal for veterans

Albert Einstein in 1920s

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The Face of Science

How Albert Einstein became a celebrity

Hannah Arendt, 1944

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The Trial of Hannah Arendt

She caused a furor when she coined “the banality of evil” to describe mindless acts of Nazi horror.