The day devoted to all things dad was kickstarted by one woman seeking to honor her Civil War veteran father
In 1962 Vietti became America's first female prisoner of war in Vietnam
Wilson's war was almost over and women's suffrage was near, but there was a pandemic and the country was polarized over Prohibition
"Vietnam veterans hold a special place in the hearts of DAR members, because we recognize they were never properly thanked when they returned home from the war."
“You have to keep your mind healthy, it’s the only way to survive"
“It was an odd time. I felt it was demeaning to do housework when I knew I was capable of something else…"
Before antibiotics, tuberculosis was a leading cause of death, a national fixation, and the scourge of artists
André flew combat medevac missions in northwest Vietnam, rescuing wounded soldiers, and even parachuted into the field to treat severe casualties
While Charlie Chaplin mocked suffragists, a Hollywood titan and a newspaper heiress put their weight behind a new medium and a message