Sandra McElwaine is a Washington correspondent for The Daily Beast. She has been a reporter for The Washington Star, The Baltimore Sun, a correspondent for CNN and People magazine, and Washington editor of Vogue and Cosmopolitan. She has also written for The Washington Post, Time, and Forbes.


Winston Groom may be best known as the author of Forrest Gump, but he’s also an astute and entertaining military historian. He talks about three key figures in World War II.

Hanging Or Suicide?

The official version says three Guantanamo inmates committed suicide in their cells. Former Army sergeant Joseph Hickman insists the men were killed.