New light on the tragic case of a President’s widow who saw her own son as a hated enemy
Her son had her committed. She said it was so he could get his hands on her money. Now, 130 years after this bitter and controversial drama, a trove of letters—long believed destroyed—sheds new light on it.
Clues uncovered during the recent restoration of his house at Springfield help humanize the Lincoln portrait
The ground rules have changed drastically since 1789. Abigail Adams, stifled in her time, would have loved being First Lady today.
Two humble memories—a brakeman‘s and a carpenter’s—bring back the human moments of a nation’s tragedy