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10 surprising facts about the widely acknowledged inventor of the telephone.
They made speeches, signed petitions, marched in parades and argued that women, like men, deserved equal rights.
The French heroine and saint was labeled a heretic, fraud, sorceress and cross-dresser.
First lady Eleanor Roosevelt was a leader in her own right and involved in numerous humanitarian causes throughout her life.
Early American plays portrayed her as a mythical 'Indian princess.'
From Abigail Adams and Eleanor Roosevelt to Hillary Clinton and Melania Trump, each has left her mark on the office.
Separate Einstein myth from reality and explore some of the most startling chapters from the life story of the 20th century’s preeminent intellectual.
Martin Luther King Jr. was a hugely influential figure in American life, and surprised many that he never chose to enter the political arena. But he almost did.