Twelve Turning Points of the Second World War

Alternating between battlefield and factory, boardroom and Oval Office, historian P. M. H. Bell dissects a dozen essential programs, actions, attitudes, and campaigns that each served as a major pivot upon which the fate of nations turned during the twentieth century's largest exercise in global organized violence.

July 23: Jessica Mitford died on this day in 1996.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.