Why Elvis Presley Isn’t the King to Millennials
August 16, 2017

Does the King still hold appeal for a younger generation? Read More

The Humble Chicago House That Started a Movement
August 15, 2017

Some of the most influential social policies of the 20th century started here. Read More

How the Cult of Robert E. Lee Was Born
August 14, 2017

History is usually written by the victors, but not in this case. Read More

This Street Corner in Kentucky Tells a Tragic Story
August 14, 2017

It was the inspiration for Beloved. Read More

Kansas Is Home to America’s Most Inspiring Presidential Library
August 11, 2017

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How America’s Most Powerful Men Caused America’s Deadliest Flood
August 11, 2017

A desire to fish created an epic 1889 flood. Read More

Century-Old Fruit Cake Found in Antarctica is ‘Almost Edible’
August 11, 2017

It was likely left by explorers racing to reach the South Pole. Read More

Why Lincoln Wanted an Italian Freedom Fighter to Lead His Army
August 11, 2017

Giuseppe Garibaldi is best known for helping to Italy, but he came very close to taking another notable assignment, Read More

The Hottest Social Scene in the 19th-Century American South
August 11, 2017

Singing schools are obsolete now, but they provided a rare chance to loosen up, socialize and learn something about music Read More

“Father of the Atomic Bomb” Was Blacklisted for Opposing H-Bomb
August 10, 2017

After creating the first one, J. Robert Oppenheimer called for international controls on nuclear weapons. Read More