Disastrous midterm campaign tour was a shortcut to impeachment
Maxwell King affectionately relays how Fred Rogers’ mix of creativity, child psychology, and empathy made him America’s most influential neighbor.
Lisa McCubbin examines the life that poised Betty Ford for roles she didn’t seek, and chronicles how the first lady used wit, grace, and resilience inspired a generation.
When an assassin made him the 21st president, Arthur shockingly eschewed machine politics, instead embodying the best aspects of America’s highest office.
A single rich investor's ruin led the infant United States economy into a terrible tizzy
From Dred Scott to anchor babies, 'Born in the USA' has caused hot debate
A look into a stenographer's trial transcript, capturing how Abraham Lincoln’s sharp wit and folksy manner saved a client from the noose.