Their homely symbols tell us more about voter behavior than party platforms do
The Navy and contractor Smith accused each other of fraud. The Navy won—until the President took a hand
Common Sense was a bestseller and turned the tide of public feeling toward independence, but for its author fame was followed by ingratitude.
Form the Journal of Comte Jean-Francois-Louis de Clermont-Crèvecoeur
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Our half-known new western empire was mapped, in a great mass exploration, by the Army’s Pacific Railroad Surveys of 1853
The Sunday afternoon broadcasts of Rev. Charles E. Coughlin, once described as the "voice of God," were avidly followed by a radio audience of thirty to fifty million Americans during the Thirties.
A reminiscent tribute to a great American painter, with an evocative selection from thousands of unpublished sketches