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
Churchill, flaws and all; the political origins of Hitler; and the strange friendship of Mussolini and the German dictator
America’s history has been frequently marked by contentious relations between the government and the press.
A look into a stenographer's trial transcript, capturing how Abraham Lincoln’s sharp wit and folksy manner saved a client from the noose.
In "Glory in Their Spirit," author Sandra M. Bolzenius uncovers the tensions surrounding the military regarding race and sex during World War II.
"Despite the incredible constancy and valor of the men who fought there, maybe none of the great powers...had a clear understanding of what they were doing in Burma," muses columnist Robert M. Citino on the Allied role and their impact during the Burma campaign.