Joseph McCarthy's brand of populism proved much darker than, say, Ronald Reagan's.
As the fateful bombing mission commenced half a world away, the anxious president waited for news at sea in the Atlantic.
A new book about President Harry Truman’s dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur reveals how their clash altered American history for decades to come.
From a July 2 Independence Day to a doomed Civil War general’s last words, get the facts on seven predictions that were famously off the mark.
Pass the Purell and explore eight of history’s most famous handshakes.
In honor of Presidents’ Day, here’s a look at some unusual ways the commanders-in-chief have spent their special day.
In the wake of General Stanley McChrystal's dismissal, comparisons have been made to Truman's 1951 removal of Gen. MacArthur as commander of U.S. forces in Korea.