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Unpacking the History of American and International Child Rights

What is a child? It may seem like a silly question, but the answer is more nuanced than one might think. Let’s explore how the child has become not only an allegory for innocence and the embodiment of freedom, but also a shining beacon of hope for future generations.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Atom Bomb

An overview of the Manhattan Project and the race to create the atomic bomb. Featuring the Einstein-Szilard letter, the Los Alamos Laboratory, the Trinity Test, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and more.

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Hein on Hamilton: Celebrating an American Musical

On July 3rd, Hamilton was finally released on Disney+. Now that we’ve all had a few days to rewatch it a couple or dozen times, let’s unpack this American musical with some supplementary materials from your favorite research database.

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A Fathers’ Day Investigation of the Fathers’ Rights Movement

The transformation of certain definitions (e.g. wife, marriage, gender) and the recognition of women’s rights have dramatically changed family law over the years. Recently, one group has made it their mission to reform the practice further—fathers.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Killing of Osama bin Laden

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series with an exploration of the Intelligence Community’s successful operation to kill Osama bin Laden, the world-renowned terrorist responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United States.

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A Quick ‘N Easy Guide to FDR’s Most Influential New Deal Programs

The 1920s-1930s witnessed most severe economic downturn the industrialized Western world had ever seen. In the United States, recovery was primarily helmed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt through his first and second “New Deal.” Rediscover the legislation with HeinOnline.