Wednesday, February 19, is the 207th anniversary of the arrest of Aaron Burr on charges of treason.

Despite our decades-long backward slide toward despotism, the Constitution remains intact and provides a beacon of hope for restoring the Republic.

It’s said that “history” is written by the winners, skewing it one way or another. In recent times, history has been unmade by media — as FDR and Charles Lindbergh exemplify.

What if they called a war and peace broke out instead? That's exactly what happened during the Christmas season of 1914 when the soldiers themselves called a truce and, had it not been for intervention by the higher authorities on both sides, World War I might have ended.

CFR author Benn Steil admits Soviet agent Harry Dexter White, the top economic advisor to FDR and the architect of the Bretton Woods Conference that created the IMF and World Bank, also played a key role in bringing about the “Day of Infamy.”