Homestead Strike

His reputation obscures a complex man haunted by tragedy

History is full of misnomers that, like it or not, we are stuck with. Columbus, understandably confused about where he was, thought the people he encountered in the Bahamas were “Indians.” Like it or not, they have been ever since. Read more >>

Frick lawsuit threatens historians' ability to present all sides of a subject.

As much as it depends on its paper and ink, this magazine, like all books and periodicals published in this country, owes its continuing existence to the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which guarantees freedom of speech and the press, and to the Fourt Read more >>
In his own time there raged about Andrew Carnegie, as about any man who pushes his head above the crowd, many a controversy. Read more >>