History http://www.kunc.org en ‘Unsinkable’ Brown Sought The WWI Front, Not Luxury’s Lap http://www.kunc.org/post/unsinkable-brown-sought-wwi-front-not-luxury-s-lap <p>Having survived one of the most cataclysmic sea accidents of the 20th century, she could have retreated into a life of luxury. She instead headed for the front lines of World War I. It’s one of many little-known truths of the myth-fueled record attached to the woman most know as the Unsinkable Molly Brown.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saldo 58901 at http://www.kunc.org ‘Unsinkable’ Brown Sought The WWI Front, Not Luxury’s Lap Reading The Declaration Of Independence: A Tradition Continues http://www.kunc.org/post/reading-declaration-independence-tradition-continues It was 238 years ago today that church bells rang out over Philadelphia, as the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. That revolutionary document not only formalized the American colonies' united front in the Revolutionary War, it articulated the ideals of human equality and self-determination that still serve as the guiding principles of American government.<p><em>Morning Edition</em> continues its Independence Day tradition of reading that document aloud. This year, we asked visitors at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to do the honors. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:52:00 +0000 NPR Staff 58578 at http://www.kunc.org Reading The Declaration Of Independence: A Tradition Continues Alan Berg 30 Years On: The Death Of 'The Man You Love To Hate' http://www.kunc.org/post/alan-berg-30-years-death-man-you-love-hate <p>On the night of June 18, 1984, provocative radio talk show host Alan Berg was gunned down in front of his home in Denver, in a killing that sent shock waves across Colorado and the rest of the country. He had been targeted by members of a white supremacist, anti-Semitic militia group called The Order.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:00:10 +0000 Erin OToole 57833 at http://www.kunc.org Alan Berg 30 Years On: The Death Of 'The Man You Love To Hate' 40 Years On, Woodward And Bernstein Recall Reporting On Watergate http://www.kunc.org/post/woodward-and-bernstein-recall-their-watergate-scoops-and-mistakes Many people know <em>All the President's Men</em> as a film: a hit movie about the two young reporters who cracked the Watergate conspiracy. It's the only blockbuster that centers on two guys making phone calls, organizing paper notes and meeting a source called Deep Throat in a parking garage.<p>But before the movie, there was a book, which came out 40 years ago this month. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 09:15:00 +0000 57701 at http://www.kunc.org 40 Years On, Woodward And Bernstein Recall Reporting On Watergate Unlocking Prairie Secrets From A Sod House http://www.kunc.org/post/unlocking-prairie-secrets-sod-house <p>Ecologists in Nebraska are trying to find out what the Great Plains looked like when homesteaders settled there in the 19th century. To do that, they’re working with a team of archaeologists and historians dissecting a sod house, a house built out of bricks cut from dirt.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jackie Sojico & Harvest Public Media 55493 at http://www.kunc.org Unlocking Prairie Secrets From A Sod House