Topic: War

The Greatest Patriotic Duty: Address the True Burden of War

May 26, 2015
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Our wars have never really ended on the date when battlefield hostilities ceased. The costs are always greater than anticipated, and we pay the bills much longer than we expect.

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Exhibition Explores the First World War Through Letters, Poems, Diaries and Fiction

Dec. 18, 2013

[caption id="attachment_43765" align="alignleft" width="214" caption="Graphic identity for the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "The World at War, 19141918.""]Graphic identity for the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "The World at War, 19141918."[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  In conjunction with the centenary of the start of the First World War, the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition "The World at War, 19141918." The exhibition runs from Feb. 11 through Aug. 3.

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A poet borne from war

May 18, 2012
A poet borne from war

Iraq War veteran Kevin Powers graduates this spring with an M.F.A. in writing amid accolades for his forthcoming novel "The Yellow Birds."

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NPR's "Morning Edition" Reporter Steve Inskeep to Speak about Diversity in Pakistan

April 26, 2012

Event: The South Asia Institute's "Color, Caste, or Creed Embracing Diversity in Pakistan" a talk by Steve Inskeep, host of

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Service and support

Nov. 11, 2011
Thomas M. Hatfield at the Pegasus Bridge in Normandy, France, standing next to a bronze of Major John Howard, British Army

On this Veterans Day, Thomas Hatfield, director of the Briscoe Center's Military History Institute, reminds us that the United States is a country still at war and support for veterans and those serving in the armed forces should continue.

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