She started as a clerk-typist, but when she got to the OSS Emergency Sea Rescue Equipment Section, she began to do more significant work.
From an enigmatic painter to the woman who penned the “Little House on the Prairie” series in her 60s, learn the stories behind seven of history’s most famous late bloomers.
From Humphrey Bogart to Julia Child, find out about seven famous Americans whose relatives came over on the Mayflower.
From baseball player Moe Berg to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” author Roald Dahl, learn about six famous people who once were wartime secret agents.
We remember the life and legacy of cooking sensation Julia Child, who would have turned 100 this August 15.
Explore eight well-known figures whose military backgrounds might come as a surprise, from a famous living monarch to a washed-up gangster.