history

Burns and FDR: A Conversation

Williams professor Susan Dunn and presidential historian Michael Beschloss ’77 are paying tribute to the late James MacGregor Burns ’39 and his deep knowledge of the life and presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt at the FDR Presidential Home and Library in Hyde Park, N.Y. Burns, Williams’ Woodrow Wilson Professor Emeritus of Government, drew powerful lessons

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Finding Home in Vietnam

By Julia Munemo Long Dang ’15 emigrated from Vietnam with his parents when he was 7 years old. The family settled in the Dorchester neighborhood in Boston, and Dang—in pursuit of an education beyond what had been available to his parents—immersed himself in the language and culture of his new country. Although he returned to

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Beyond News

A new Williams course explores the history behind the headlines.

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The Gritty Side of Historical Research

Frank Pagliaro ’14 and history professor Alexandra Garbarini are developing a digital archive of images to illustrate history.

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Taking the Long View

Williams President Emeritus Frank Oakley takes the long view on the pope’s resignation.

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