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Fox News Sunday

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Presidential candidate, reacts to the National Enquirer allegations: "This story is garbage. It is tabloid smear, and it came …

Trump: National Enquirer has a ‘very good record of being right’

Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpUN report: North Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile programs NYT columnist Bret …

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Donald Trump, Ted Cruz Trade Barbs Over National Enquirer Report

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump blamed rival Ted Cruz for starting a spat leading up to a report in the National Enquirer claiming …

3 surprising facts about Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman

<i>On the 150th anniversary of the fall of the city of Atlanta to the Union Army's Division of the Mississippi during the Civil War, we're launching a</i> …

Slaves in their own words: Recordings of a lost world

The 13th amendment abolishing slavery was passed 150 years ago. Thanks to the Library of Congress, the voices of some of those who were emancipated can now be heard<p>Around four million slaves were freed at the end of the American Civil War in 1865. Over the generations their stories have been passed …

History of the Civil War POWs: Sketches by a Confederate prisoner at Point Lookout.

These sketches were made by Confederate prisoner Jacob Omenhausser at Point Lookout, Maryland, in 1864. The New-York Historical Society has digitized …

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Abe Lincoln's note for slave chaplain a 'window' into 16th president's struggles

When more than 40,000 escaped slaves took refuge in Washington in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln sought to provide them with food, shelter and medical care.<p>For their spiritual well-being, he turned to the Rev. Isaac Cross.<p>“December 15, 1862, Surgeon General, Please say whether there is a vacant …

Battle of Pea Ridge in the Civil War

Battle of Pea Ridge - Conflict and Dates:<p>The Battle of Pea Ridge was fought March 7-8, 1862, and was an early engagement of the American Civil War …

Abolitionists vs. The Constitution

On February 15, 1844 the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society published this protest itemizing their reasons for opposing the United States …

Joshua Chamberlain Tells the Real Story of Appomattox Court House, 40 Years Later

Share Email Comments<p>It never happened.<p>It was Joshua Chamberlain, a hero of Gettysburg, and not Ulysses S. Grant who formally accepted the Confederate …

“No Man Can Take Those Colors and Live”

<i>The Civil War Trust, in conjunction with the Conservation Fund, in 2011 saved the 95-acre Gettysburg "Country Club Tract." This section of the</i> …

The Battle of Antietam - burning of Mr. Mumma's house and barns

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The Civil War Ends at Appomattox Court House

<i>This post was written by Mark Meader. Mark is an Archives Specialist with the Motion Picture, Sound and Video branch. He participated in historical</i> …

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In Winter Quarters at Dalton, GA, 1863-64

FRANK S. ROBERTS, 2nd Georgia<p>Our brigade, Gen. John K. Jackson's, Maj. Gen. William H. T. Walker's division, Lieut. Gen. William ]. Hardee's corps, …

Civil War Medicine

<i>Ina Dixon</i><p><i>During the Civil War, both sides were devastated by battle and disease. Nurses, surgeons, and physicians rose to the challenge of healing a</i> …

Fort Donelson

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Save Battlefields<p>50,000<p>ACRES SAVED<p>The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 50,000 acres in 24 states!<p><b>American Battlefield</b> …

Female Soldiers in the Civil War

<i>The outbreak of the Civil War challenged traditional American notions of feminine submissiveness and domesticity with hundreds of examples of</i> …

The Navies of the Civil War

As the Civil War raged on the land, the two national navies— Union and Confederate —created another war on the water. The naval war was one of …

The Women Who Went to the Field

<i>The following is a poem written and delivered by Clara Barton in 1892. The poem describes the nurse's work on the Civil War battlefield.</i><p>The women who …

WOW: New Fox News National Poll Shows Ted Cruz Has Destroyed Trump's Lead

Fox News has tweeted the latest result from their national polling on Saturday and it shows Ted Cruz has narrowed Trump’s previous huge lead from 18% …

Wrong number? Trump's TV telephone interviews in spotlight

NEW YORK (AP) — In television news, a telephone interview is typically frowned upon. Donald Trump's fondness for them is changing habits and causing consternation in newsrooms, while challenging political traditions.<p>Two organizations are circulating petitions to encourage Sunday morning political …

My Shared Shame: The Media Helped Make Trump

THOSE of us in the news media have sometimes blamed Donald Trump’s rise on the Republican Party’s toxic manipulation of racial resentments over the years. But we should also acknowledge another force that empowered Trump: Us.<p>I polled a number of journalists and scholars, and there was a broad …

The media are losing their handle on this campaign — not that they ever had much of one

The notion that the media could control a presidential campaign was always bogus. News organizations enjoy the ratings and readership delivered by Donald Trump — just ask CBS boss Les Moonves — but they haven’t made him the Republican presidential front-runner. Voters who ignore or even embrace his …

Wisconsin-based 'Cheesehead Revolution' challenged by Trump

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A trio of Wisconsin Republicans looking to inject the party with their own youthful, aggressive brand of conservatism ushered in the "Cheesehead Revolution." Their aim was to position the GOP for success in the 2016 presidential election.<p>Then came Donald Trump.<p>With the …

Michael Savage calls on Trump to disavow Enquirer story

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>Donald Trump supporter Michael Savage has threatened to withdraw his backing of the billionaire over the National Enquirer story that alleges Ted Cruz had multiple extramarital affairs.<p>Savage – a conservative radio host – has endorsed …

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CRUZ TAKES OFFENSIVE on National Enquirer ‘garbage’; Trump twists O.J. knife -- CHRISTIE lights up Twitter – LEADERS Obama loves, loathes -- U.Va. in Elite 8 -- B’DAY: Bob Woodward, Nancy Pelosi

Presented by<p><b>TRUMP PHONES IN to ABC’s Jon Karl on tomorrow’s “This Week” ... AP for Sun. papers, “Wrong number? Trump’s TV telephone interviews in spotlight,”</b> by AP Television Writer David Bauder: “Some prominent holdouts, like Fox’s Chris Wallace, refuse to do on-air phoners. ... Face-to-face …

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Donald Trump complains 'media is so after me' over women

Donald Trump is once again airing his grievances on Twitter.<p>On Saturday, the Republican presidential frontrunner directed his frustration at the media, which he claims is "so after me on women."<p>In his tweet about the media's treatment of him, Trump also stated that "nobody has more respect for …