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Mar 7

Before the government surveilled mosques, it surveilled churches



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A guest post from Mark Stout, SPY Historian, about our country’s long history of suspicion and fear of “hyphenated Americans” during times of national crisis.



Mar 4

Remembering the Last World War I Veteran



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Frank Buckles lied about his age – he was only 16 years old – to enlist in the Army in August 1917.



Mar 4

Virginia Hall: the one-legged spy who defeated the Germans



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Today is the official opening of the Center’s new exhibit, Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America. Allow us to share a story of one of the featured spies and her work with the French Resistance during World War II.



Mar 4

"SUBJECT TO JURISDICTION THEREOF"?



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IN OPPOSING OP-EDS TWO IMMIGRATION ACTIVISTS SET THE PLATFORM FOR A CLASH THIS SATURDAY AT THE FIFTH ANNUAL PETER JENNINGS PROJECT EVENTLike so many constitutional questions, this one comes down to language. The 14th amendment declares that “all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of… [Continue Reading]



Mar 3

What happens when our Citizenship test is wrong?



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Take a look and decide for yourself whether the $6.5 million spent in 2007 for the current test might not have bought all the right answers.