Charles King
Charles King

Charles King is professor of international affairs at Georgetown University and the author of Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul.

History
Sept. 24 2014 10:03 AMRefugees of the Bosphorus Istanbul, 1944: A Bloomingdale’s executive and a future Pope teamed with Jewish intelligence agents to save hundreds of Eastern European Jews. 
History
May 8 2014 3:48 PMForgetting OdessaThe people of this great Ukrainian port city have a long record of getting their history wrong. Sometimes, that isn’t a bad thing.
History
July 24 2014 11:22 AMHappy Captive Nations Week!It’s that time of year when we are supposed to celebrate one of the weirdest artifacts of the Cold War.
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Working
April 20 2015 5:34 PM The “How Does a New Orleans Musician Work?” Transcript Read what Adam Davidson asked singer-songwriter Sarah Quintana about her workday.
  Health & Science
Science
April 21 2015 10:00 AM The Logical Failures of Food Fads Why studying the humanities can help you live a healthy life.