Back in Time

“Back in Time” explores historical stories. This may include stories from my own family or my favorite periods of history, or it could just be quirky facts and short news stories that I found and had to share.

The Dividing Wall of Hostility

Fifty-five years ago today, East Germany began constructing the Berlin Wall in order to stop the flood of citizens attempting enter to democratic West Germany. A few months ago, I sat in theaters watching Bridge of Spies, set in the thick of the Cold War. I felt my uneasiness grow…

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Where Were You When . . . ?

It’s a question we have a tendency to ask regarding important historical events. Where were you when you found out about Pearl Harbor? Where were you on the day JFK was assassinated? Where were you on 9/11? As it turns out, there’s a whole site where people have left their…

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