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World War I
How American government propaganda was born
A new book sees the roots of modern government persuasion in a World War I-era agency.
It's against the law for employers to make you sick. Thank the "Radium Girls" for that
100 years ago, New Jersey factory workers fought to hold companies accountable for radium poisoning. Their battle led to our labor safety standards today.
Amidst austerity, Britain spends to commemorate a war
Britain is spending $75 million on next year's commemoration of the outbreak of World War I. Some historians insist that for the money to be well spent, the commemoration must get the tone right.
The history of the debt ceiling
History reveals a controversial task for the debt limit that goes all the way back to World War I.