My grandmother never wanted to talk about the Holocaust. After her death, we vowed to do just that.

Undated photograph of Holocaust survivor Bronia Szapiro.

My grandmother once told her neighbor the following story: She was on a train during the war, and a woman was seated across from her. After staring her down for a few…

In hindsight: Some critics have insisted that a veterans’ oral history project gives veterans free reign to misrepresent their military service. But these arguments fail to grasp the essence of oral history.

Screenshot of a Fox News video story and caption on Facebook. The video features 72-year-old U.S. Navy veteran John Garofalo. Garofalo lied about his military service in Vietnam, sparking criticism from other veterans. Screenshot courtesy

by Jason Steinhauer

In June 2013, President Barack Obama signed into law the Stolen Valor Act of 2013.

In hindsight: We need media literacy as we consume and create media by the terabyte. But we also need historical literacy. And the two are increasingly intertwined.

Civil War-era photograph captioned as the 1st Louisiana Native Guard. The image is actually of a studio photograph of Union troops taken in Philadelphia, probably in early 1864.

On the morning of Sept. 1, 2017, a Twitter user tweeted that tearing down Confederate monuments dishonors blacks who fought for the South…

Jason Steinhauer

Writing a book about history on the Internet. Host of the History Club on Clubhouse.

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