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Iconic Image Remembered With a Smooch
Couples transformed Times Square into kissing central.
Newly Revised AP US History Standards Take Softer Tone on Racial History of America
A phrase referring to President Reagan’s rhetoric as “bellicose” was also removed.
Revised AP U.S. History Standards Will Emphasize American Exceptionalism
Last year Oklahoma, Georgia and Texas all introduced bills threatening to pull the course over the guidelines.
Albert Einstein: A Driven, Curious and Innovative Mind That Changed the Course of History
By 1921, Einstein was recognized as one of the most talented minds of his generation.
When the Nazis Steamrolled Europe
In 1942, 'Newsweek’ foreign editor Loren Carroll explained the diplomatic cost of the fascist menace.
World War Two Veterans Share Firsthand Accounts of the War
The Veteran’s History Project at the Library of Congress preserves firsthand accounts that, like these, show the full scope of the wartime experience.
Victory in Europe and the End of World War II
As the world marked the day the Wehrmacht officially laid down its arms the world celebrated.
The Day the Civil War Came to Arizona
A reenactment of the Battle of Picacho Pass in late March draws a few thousand spectators to Picacho Peak State Park in southern Arizona each year.
New York City Would Really Rather Not Talk About Its Slavery-Loving Past
New York City was a place that facilitated bondage while preaching freedom.
The Men Behind President Lincoln’s Assassination
The conspirators involved in the most devious act in American history were led by John Wilkes Booth.
American Civil War Battlefields: Then and Now
The war that changed the American social landscape forever, 150 years ago, also affected its physical one.
Moving Heathen and Earth
Murder, betrayal and an explosive sex scandal in America’s early days.
NYC Themes 2014 Veterans Day Parade “Land of the Free, Home of the Brave”
The theme of this year’s New York City Veterans Day Parade honors The Star Spangled Banner’s 200th anniversary.
Warren G. Harding's Secret Erotic Letter-Writing Career
Let's sample a long-dead president's dirtiest of thoughts.