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A Facebook ad referenced in the indictment charging Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. AP/Jon Elswick

Foreign interference in US elections dates back decades

Russians have been charged with interfering with the 2016 US presidential election. If true, it's not an isolated incident. Twice before, foreign powers tried to influence who won the Oval Office.
A member of Veterans for Peace marches during the annual Veterans Day parade in New York, Nov. 11, 2017. AP/Andres Kudacki

Veterans have fought in wars – and fought against them

Veterans of past wars have long been at the forefront of peace advocacy in the United States.
Passengers aboard the MS St. Louis from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archives. Courtesy of Dr. Liane Reif-Lehrer. Copyright of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

MS St. Louis apology: How novels can teach us about our past

We can learn a lot about our past from fictional stories. In 'What is Left the Daughter,' author Howard Norman presents a cautionary tale from the Second World War of xenophobia and prejudice.

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