Tag Archives: The Times of London

Unexpected London Run-In with President Lincoln

I recently had the privilege of taking a long-awaited trip to Europe, the first stop being England. It was a greatly expected trip, as my wife and I originally had it planned for the summer of 2020. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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On The Eve Of War: An Englishman in Washington

William Howard Russell, an influential reporter for The Times of London, toured America north and south in 1861-62 leaving a picturesque portrait of places, people, and issues. He is considered one of the first modern war correspondents for dramatic coverage … Continue reading

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