Published: May 18, 2012 at 5:32 pm
Told with the authority of a Vietnam vet and backed by a wealth of declassified photos, many taken on missions
Published: May 18, 2012 at 5:16 pm
Offers a wealth of little-known information about this shadowy world in Vietnam
Published: May 15, 2012 at 5:14 pm
The last 45 hours of more than 248 hours of declassified conversations of President John F. Kennedy, taped in the White House shortly before his death, reveal a president worried about where the war in Vietnam was headed. On the …
Published: April 23, 2012 at 10:51 am
On May 13, 1940, Winston Churchill addressed the House of Commons in his first speech as prime minister. "I would say to the House," he declaimed, "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat." He predicted …
Published: January 30, 2012 at 2:27 pm
How Stalin's policies meant the difference between life and death, and not in the way one might think
Published: January 30, 2012 at 2:23 pm
Why Germany kept up the fight
Published: January 27, 2012 at 4:00 pm
At the Constitutional Convention, Gouvernuer Morris made sure the office of the president would be independent from Congress.
Published: December 06, 2011 at 5:30 pm
The Nixon Presidential Library is releasing the second installment of Presidential dictabelts, which include President Nixon's recollections of his surreal early morning surprise visit to the Lincoln Memorial on May 9, 1970, when he met with anti-Vietnam War …
Published: November 30, 2011 at 5:08 pm
During the Cold War, the U.S. Congress had its own secret fallout shelter tucked away in the West Virginia hills.
Published: November 28, 2011 at 9:50 am
Author Frederic C. Tubach shares a glimpse of his childhood in the Third Reich
Published: November 08, 2011 at 2:52 pm
An excerpt from a new book about the clashing "nations" within America.
Published: October 05, 2011 at 8:30 am
On a mid-spring morning in 1943, 160,000 Allied troops storm ashore in Normandy to create the "Second Front" long desired by American strategists and long demanded by the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. In the days that follow, additional Allied …
Published: September 29, 2011 at 3:36 pm
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns explores the Prohibition years in a new PBS special that begins Sunday.
Published: July 22, 2011 at 11:49 am
Texas has been a state since 1845. So why do Texans still believe they live in a separate country?
Published: July 20, 2011 at 10:14 am
A congressional war panel proves too many cooks can poison the pot
By any standard, Ball's Bluff was a fiasco. What began as a raid in October 1861 escalated into an unintended battle for Leesburg, Va. The Yankees so badly …
Published: June 09, 2011 at 12:33 pm
Modern-day conservatives claim Woodrow Wilson wrecked the American century.