'Special Agent' Anthony Comstock took reporters along when he raided purveyors of porn and prophylactics
Intel analyst Ed Keith left his desk duties to take part in combat operations and was severely wounded
Gregory Michno pulls no punches in his assessment of traditional frontier heroes like Crockett and Boone
In 1777, a high-born wife takes her youngsters to North America to find her husband, a German officer fighting under British command. What could go wrong?
President George Washington happily agreed to Congress' request for a national day of thanksgiving in 1789. His opponents declared that he'd overstepped his constitutional bounds.
"Major" Taylor was the best bicycle rider of his time, but his career was badly undermined by Jim Crow