Civil War Figures
Manassas: How This Southern City Came To Be More Than a Battlefield
Destroyed in the war, isolated Virginia rail junction was rebuilt in a spirit of reconciliation
The U.S. Navy’s Curtiss NC-4: First Across the Atlantic
In the spring of 1919, three Navy-Curtiss flying boats set out to beat the competition and be the first to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.
Audiobook Review| First in Line: Presidents, Vice Presidents, and the Pursuit of Power
From Richard Nixon to Mike Pence, Kate Anderson Brower examines how the personal stock of recent vice presidents has fluctuated, often at the boss’ whim.
American History Reviews
Audiobook Review| The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
Maxwell King affectionately relays how Fred Rogers’ mix of creativity, child psychology, and empathy made him America’s most influential neighbor.
Audiobook Review| Betty Ford: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer
Lisa McCubbin examines the life that poised Betty Ford for roles she didn’t seek, and chronicles how the first lady used wit, grace, and resilience inspired a generation.
Conversation with Dick Cole, the Last of the Doolittle Raiders
A conversation with Dick Cole who copiloted the lead B-25 with Doolittle in the famous 1942 raid...
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: America’s First Financial Crisis
A single rich investor's ruin led the infant United States economy into a terrible tizzy
Birthright Citizenship: Who Gets to Be an American
From Dred Scott to anchor babies, 'Born in the USA' has caused hot debate