Maeve McKean, Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter, and her young son were lost in a tragic boating accident.
In a pivotal trip in 1967, Sen. Kennedy saw first-hand the effects of poverty in the Delta.
CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite underwent a dramatic change of heart during the Vietnam War—and in doing so, changed the face of broadcast journalism
The Cuban Missile Crisis as seen from the Kremlin
Organized crime? Mafia? A lot of people, including J. Edgar Hoover, said it was mere folklore—until one day in 1957 an alert New York state trooper set up a roadblock in a small town. What followed was low comedy with high consequences.
As Hillary Clinton campaigns for a New York Senate seat, she’d do well to study the career of another effective outsider
If he’d been the closest companion of the president of IBM, you might happen across his name in a privately printed memoir. But LeMoyne Billings was John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s best friend from Choate to the White House—and that makes him part of history.
Here is the federal government’s own picture history of our times—and it tells us more than you might think