The Battle of Denmark Strait, in which the German battleship Bismarck destroyed the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Hood with the loss of almost her entire crew, was 80 years ago this morning. Over the n
For the latest LGM podcast, I interviewed Michael Hillard, an economist at the University of Southern Maine, about his new book, Shredding Paper: The Rise and Fall of Maine’s Mighty Paper Indust
For the latest LGM podcast, I interviewed Alison Parker, Richards Professor of American History at the University of Delaware, on her latest book, Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell.
On the latest LGM podcast I interview Ian Toll, author of the Pacific Trilogy (Pacific Crucible, the Conquering Tide, and Twilight of the Gods) as well as Six Frigates. As I’ve mentioned a few t
On the latest LGM podcast I spoke with Joshua Douglas of the UK College of Law about election and voter suppression issues. We open with a recap of the 2020 Democratic primary, which has set the terms
On the latest LGM podcast, I had the chance to sit down with friend-of-the-blog Greg Erhardt and talk about some of his recent work on the impact that ride-sharing apps have had on traffic patterns. G
For my latest podcast, I was happy to talk to Lorena Oropeza of the University of California-Davis about her book The King of Adobe: Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement. This i
Lemieux, Farley, and got together for a good long chat about a number of issues, including the ARA and just how groundbreaking it is, Biden’s Amazon union video, and our favorite topic, the Eeyo