Guantánamo: America’s Festering Black Eye

The American detention center at Guantánamo Bay was explicitly created for extrajudicial incarceration and interrogation. This was one of the many morally and legally questionable actions the Bush administration took at the advent of their war on terror, and although cold facts don’t exist in American government anymore, this response appears to have been as ineffective, costly, and politically damaging as the others.

Guantánamo: An Oral History, 1.11.12

How Seattle’s Working Women Answered the Call in WWII

Seattle’s population exploded by 50% during World War II as Boeing and other local industries scrambled to meet huge production benchmarks. More than half the workforce was women, and their proficiency had both immediate and long-term ramifications. This well-done piece includes a number of period-specific advertisements and announcements.

Seattle’s working women of World War II: An oral history, 3.25.16