Who is Abraham Lincoln? — with Daniel Boorstin (1996) | THINK TANK

Who is Abraham Lincoln? — with Daniel Boorstin (1996) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello, I’m Ben Wattenberg. It was here at Ford’s Theater in 1865 that America’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, was shot by John Wilkes Booth. Afterward, the assassin leapt from that balcony shouting, “Sic semper tyrannus,” or “Thus always the tyrants,” and “The South is avenged.” Lincoln has been called many things: savior, tyrant,…Continue reading Who is Abraham Lincoln? — with Daniel Boorstin (1996) | THINK TANK

Russia: Morally and historically wrong to rewrite WWII history – Putin

Russia: Morally and historically wrong to rewrite WWII history – Putin

Anybody who will try to change history in order to suit their current political agenda, no matter how hard they try – including using methods such as glorifying Nazism – will fail. It is impossible to reshape history to suit the political situation. Though, of course, certain damage can be done by these actions. And…Continue reading Russia: Morally and historically wrong to rewrite WWII history – Putin

New Evidence Could Rewrite the History of Human Bipedalism

Have you ever wondered where walking comes from? It’s something most of us do every day, And new fossil evidence adds some serious twists and turns to our understanding of the evolution of human mobility. Let’s get the confusing part out of the way first: humans are taxonomically classified in the family Hominidae. This is…Continue reading New Evidence Could Rewrite the History of Human Bipedalism