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Seven lives were lost as communications failed in the face of public pressure to proceed with the launch despite dangerously cold conditions.
When a truck bomb detonated outside a federal building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995, it was the biggest terror attack in U.S. history—and launched the F.B.I.'s largest-ever manhunt.
The civil rights activists faced violence in multiple cities in their fight for equality.
Learn what motivated white right-wing terrorists Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols to commit the Oklahoma City Bombing, which killed 168 people on April 19, 1995.
In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, a Callery pear tree emerged from the rubble. It now stands at Ground Zero as a symbol of hope.
After the sudden and deliberate attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese during World War II, President Roosevelt spoke to Congress and the American people.
Robert F. Kennedy was on the verge of a presidential run when he was struck down by an assassin’s bullet—just like his brother before him.