Walter Breuning, 114, World’s Oldest Man dies of natural causes
Walter Breuning, known to be holding the Guinness World Records title for the world’s oldest man, has passed away at the age of 114, and was reportedly due to natural causes. Walter Breuning Image Credit: IntegralSeniorYouTube According to US news sites on Friday, April 15, 2011, Walter Breuning died at the Great Falls hospital in [...]
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World’s oldest man dies in Montana at 114
GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Walter Breuning’s earliest memories stretched back 111 years, before home entertainment came with a twist of the radio dial. They were of his grandfather’s tales of killing Southerners in the Civil War.
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Civil War’s Causes: Historians Largely United on Slavery, But Public Divided
Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight, the Civil War 150 years later and its relevance today. The anniversary of the war’s beginning was commemorated this morning with a re-enactment of the attack on the Union base at Fort Sumter in Charleston, S.C. Before our discussion, a bit of history. Here’s an excerpt of how documentary maker Ken Burns described that moment in his PBS series …
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New titles suggest lessons of Civil War still relevant
Though the causes and campaigns have all been examined by ranks of historians, many books are coming this spring for the 150th anniversary of the war’s start on April 12, 1861, when Confederate guns fired on Fort Sumter.
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