Maryland’s Tudor Hall, home of John Wilkes Booth's family, helped to shape a future assassin.
Congress enacted Prohibition but lawmakers didn’t go dry, thanks to bootlegger George Cassiday—the “Man in the Green Hat”—who set up shop on Capitol Hill
In the summer of 2014 the deaths of two black men in confrontations with police officers riveted the nation’s attention. In July Eric Garner, of Staten Island, N.Y., suffered a fatal heart attack while...
Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundations builds homes for the most critically wounded veterans.
Japanese nonprofit Kuentai's mission is to locate and repatriate remains of WWII Japanese soldiers. When they found American remains Kuentai-USA was established.
Barricaded in a freezing cold, rat-infested room inside the Alamo, the lone defender had gone almost three days without food, water or sleep after armed men had positioned themselves around the compound....
For nearly 70 years the Eisenhower Foundation has been working to preserve the legacy of and the values exemplified by General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
An interview with Rachel Yarnell Thompson, Special Projects Director of The George C. Marshall International Center and author of "Marshall—A Statesman Shaped in the Crucible of War."
A new facility provides lodging for veterans and caregivers during times of medical treatment.
Downloadable pdfs of two articles from the Rolling Thunder XXVII Official Guide - 'A Healing Place in the Hills' and 'The American Tribute Tour.'
See a list of guided tours and special events planned for the summer of 2014 at Arlington National Cemetery.
Transitioning from the military to civilian life can be difficult, especially in finding employment. Hire Our Heroes is a not-for-profit organization that works to help veterans transition.
National History Day began as a contest for students. That annual contest still continues, but the program has expanded to offer much more to students and teachers.
‘I will never consent’ All’s not quite fair in love and war for the daughter of Jefferson Davis Varina Anne “Winnie” Davis, younger daughter of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his...
Shaped by his in-country experiences, musician and Vietnam veteran Kimo Williams continues to work on behalf of vets and soldiers from Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq
World History Group received the following media release from Norwich University, which was not only the first private military college in the United States, it is the birthplace of the Reserve Officer...