After assassinating President Garfield, a lunatic gunman mounted an insanity defense, which the jury--and the nation--rejected despite compelling evidence to the contrary
The story of how a blast of cool, dry air changed America
A century ago a President’s murderer went on trial for the first time in our history. The issues raised then continue to trouble us.
One summer brought excitement and glory to the young secretary of a political leader. How could he know that the next one would brim with tragedy?