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Commodore Levy A Novel of Early America in the Age of Sail By Irving Litvag

Having read Saving Monticello (reviewed here) by Marc Leepson, this reviewer wanted to know more about Commodore Uriah Phillips Levy, the man who did the saving and the subject of this novel. Read the rest of this entry »

July 1, 2015   No Comments

A PUSH In the Wrong Direction

More details have come out on the new Advanced Placement U.S. History exam (APUSH) issued by the College Board in 2014. It's pretty bad, to say the least. It is nothing less than an “official” account of the American past, written by leftists with an agenda.Read the rest of this entry »

June 10, 2015   No Comments

Common Gore

Common Core has now rolled out a science curriculum for elementary and high school that will warm the cockles of Al Gore’s heart, without, of course, producing any green house gases. This is not the place to guess what other noxious substances Mr. Gore generates.Read the rest of this entry »

June 7, 2015   1 Comment

Follow Up to Thomas Fleming Interview

At WWTFT we have been privileged to speak with notable and learned scholars like Thomas Fleming.  In our interviews, we try to extend the knowledge we’ve gained from reading their work, by asking questions about items of particular interest to …

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June 1, 2015   No Comments

An Interview with Thomas Fleming

Renowned historian Thomas Fleming graciously and generously agreed to answer a few questions about his last book, The Great DivideRead the rest of this entry »

May 30, 2015   No Comments

The Great Divide The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined A Nation By Thomas Fleming

This is an absorbing book that will enlighten many and shock some. Much has been written about Thomas Jefferson’s clash with Alexander Hamilton, but the differences between George Washington and Jefferson have received little attention. The Great Divide rectifies that neglect and more.Read the rest of this entry »

May 16, 2015   2 Comments

Scratch a Progressive and a Totalitarian Bleeds

Leftist or Democrat could have been substituted for progressive in the title, but since President Obama prides himself on being a progressive it seemed the appropriate term. Whatever the appellation, this president and his party have demonstrated that despotism is …

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May 4, 2015   6 Comments

The Price of Hubris

Neither leftists nor the media (but I repeat myself) hesitate to throw the racist/bigot stone at anyone who sets off their radar-like sensitivities. However, when it comes to this president, the system shuts down.Read the rest of this entry »

April 24, 2015   7 Comments

Their Last Full Measure The Final Days of the Civil War By Joseph Wheelan

Wheelan has written a powerful and absorbing account of the final days of the Civil War. He includes Lincoln’s assassination, the manhunt that followed and the failure of Reconstruction, as well as the post war lives of key military and civilian figures. Even readers steeped in Civil War history will find it worth their time and attention. Read the rest of this entry »

April 7, 2015   No Comments

Lincoln’s Gamble By Todd Brewster

Brewster's detailed account is an important addition to understanding the Proclamation and the circumstances of its genesis. The book is well researched and Brewster writes well, if somewhat acerbically.Read the rest of this entry »

March 21, 2015   2 Comments