History Stories
CATEGORY: Politics
The Rise and Fall of Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s Longtime Dictator
November 15, 2017

The 93-year-old president’s 37-year rule ended with a military coup. Read More

Just How Divided Are Americans Since Trump’s Election?
November 8, 2017

Five historians dissect the country's divisions in the era of Donald Trump. Read More

Three of the Most Damning Secrets Dug up in U.S. Elections
October 25, 2017

Think 'oppo’ research is something new? Think again. Read More

How the ‘Party of Lincoln’ Won Over the Once Democratic South
August 18, 2017

Democrats used to be defenders of Southern life. Read More

Why Psychiatrists Can’t Comment on the Mental Health of the President
July 27, 2017

How losing presidential candidate Barry Goldwater changed medical history. Read More

Boss Tweed’s Flight from Justice
December 3, 2015

Look back at the downfall of one of the 19th century’s most notorious politicians. Read More

The “Black Friday” Gold Scandal
September 24, 2014

Explore more about one of the 19th century’s most infamous financial scandals. Read More