Lee D'Amato is a writer from Queens, New York. He is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Dramatic Writing. If he's not reading or writing, you can probably find him at the movies, or in the kitchen testing out a new recipe.
This little-known confrontation turned deadly.
It was over in less than an hour.
Nicknamed the "Limping Lady", she was not to be underestimated.
Hear directly from people who lived through historical events.
His contribution to various expeditions has been largely overlooked.
This public injustice became a force for change.
The blight had devastating consequences on the island and beyond.
Disgruntled audiences pelted him with rotten eggs.
He was determined to take down William Chaloner, an audacious coiner.
Scientists and showmen alike tested the limits of the new invention.
We're taking a look at this series of influential English civil wars.
He led the bloodiest civil war in world history.
The 1680 rebellion drove the Spaniards out of the province for 12 years.
As it turns out, it's a bit of both.
Having survived deadly disasters at sea, she was known as "Miss Unsinkable".
This wind instrument was designed to intimidate opponents.
Many of these structures pre-date the US—some by hundreds of years.
Historians remain puzzled by this incident of mass hysteria.
This Cold War era initiative ostensibly targeted communists.