General John Buford was the first Union commander engaged at Gettysburg. His contributions to the battle were invaluable, but he did not live long after it.
In my video series, you can take a look at some of the beautiful places associated with our first five Presidents, including Mount Vernon, Peacefield and Monticello.
In 1904, a pleasure boat cruise turned out to be a horrific nightmare--and spelled virtual extinction for a NYC German-American neighborhood.
Richard Linklater's classic film turns 25 this year. What does it have to say about the '70s, and the '90s?
One of America's most iconic structures remains, 85 years later, the embodiment of its age.
In the 1950s, a major American city was seized by a bizarre episode of mass hysteria. What caused it, and what does it mean?
On May 14, 1973, America launched the first space station. Few remember it now.