Rediscovering George Washington
THE COLD WAR ENCYCLOPEDIA
SOLOMON D. BUTCHER Photographing the American Dream
DRAWN WITH THE SWORD
MOTHERS OF INVENTION
Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War
HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVED
A People’s Guide to American Historic Sites
AND THIS IS FREE The Legendary Slice-of-Life Film from the Streets of Chicago
THE FRANKLIN CABIN
LOST HIGHWAYS QUARTERLY
Rarely has the full story been told about how a famed botanist, a pioneering female journalist, and First Lady Helen Taft battled reluctant bureaucrats to bring Japanese cherry trees to Washington.
The world’s most prominent actress risked her career by standing up to one of Hollywood’s mega-studios, proving that behind the beauty was also a very savvy businesswoman.
Often thought to have been a weak president, Carter was strong-willed in doing what he thought was right, regardless of expediency or the political fallout.
Why have thousands of U.S. banks failed over the years? The answers are in our history and politics.
In his Second Inaugural Address, Abraham Lincoln embodied leading in a time of polarization, political disagreement, and differing understandings of reality.