Video of the Week: The Unluckiest Person in HistoryRoundup
tags: nuclear weapons, Hiroshima, Video of the Week
This essay was inspired by a fascinating conversation on Quora. There are many contenders for the unluckiest person, but it also tells us something really important about what history chooses to remember. I am very proud of the opening scene of this essay; both narratively and visually it is one of the most sophisticated ideas I have tried. I wrote an article on Medium breaking down how I constructed it.
comments powered by Disqus
- A girl named Greta and the seriously sexist history of Time’s Person of the Year
- Poll: Majority of Democrats think Obama was better president than Washington
- Civil War Soldiers Used Hair Dye to Make Themselves Look Better in Pictures, Archaeologists Discover
- Monumental statue of black man defies Confederate monuments
- From Consensus To Deadlock: Is Impeachment Still A Check On Presidents?
- Black Scholars Respond to Dr. Lorgia García Peña Tenure Denial at Harvard
- Historians Kirsten Weld and Erik Baker Interviewed About Harvard Graduate Worker Strike in Chronicle of Higher Education
- Kate Shaw: Andrew Johnson Was Impeached for Being a Racist Demagogue
- Bullets That Killed John F. Kennedy Immortalized as Digital Replicas by Smithsonian
- 37 books for history lovers: 11 Historians Select Their Favorite Books of 2019