Films from 2012 are relevant to continuing conceptions of the Civil War
When his home state was a political borderland, artist's most famous works celebrated frontier democracy
Composer's greatest gift was an ear for the simple and the sweet
Grosz and Hitler were equally traumatized by Germany’s defeat—but they coped in wildly divergent ways.
For nearly six decades after Little Big Horn, George Custer's widow burnished the general's reputation and wrote movingly of reconciliation with former foes