History In The Headlines

Category: Scandals

Black Friday Gold Scandal

The “Black Friday” Gold Scandal, 145 Years Ago

On the 145th anniversary of Jim Fisk and Jay Gould’s attempt to corner the U.S. gold market, learn more about one of the 19th century’s most infamous financial scandals.

Watergate

Watergate: Where Are They Now?

Forty years after burglars were arrested at the Watergate complex, find out what happened to key players in the ensuing scandal.

Daniel Ellsberg

Pentagon Papers Fully Declassified on Famous Leak’s 40th Anniversary

On the 40th anniversary of their leak to the public, the Pentagon Papers have been declassified and released in their entirety.