In The Museums
Letter to the Editor
How do we define the soul of the American nation, the principles that bind us together?
A longtime expert on Blues music recounts what it was like to work with an artist who defies definition.
The 5th president's policies helped create an “Era of Good Feelings,” a prosperous time never seen before or since in American history.
A century and a half after his death, the Native American leader's vision of finding peace and prosperity in a divided country is more compelling than ever.
Fighting to defeat the Confederacy, the first African American regiments also helped win for themselves the full rights and privileges of U.S. citizens.
FDR's Secretary of Labor — the first female Cabinet member — also helped create the minimum wage, 40-hour work week, and first tough child labor laws.
The enduring legacy of the Civil Rights Movement lies not in soundbites from its most charismatic leaders, but in the impact it had on the lives of ordinary people.