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Anne Frank and Her Life in the Secret Annex

A book published by the Anne Frank House profiles the Secret Annex—the Frank family's two-year hideout—and the famous diarist's life inside.

By Olivia Mason

The Night Robert F. Kennedy Died 

The year 1968 was marked by turbulence in America. 

By Sarah Mangiola

More Than a Scientist: The Lesser-Known Life of Sir Isaac Newton

Taking the post of Warden of His Majesty’s Mint in 17th-century London, Newton came face-to-face with seedy criminals. 

By Audrey Webster

Battle of Ia Drang: The United States Army’s Brutal Entry into the Vietnam War 

The 1965 battle marked the first major conflict between the United States Army and the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War.

By Sarah Mangiola

An Essential Voice from the Sixties: Remembering Richard N. Goodwin

The speechwriter and top presidential adviser was a driving political force during one of America's most turbulent eras. 

By Matthew Thompson

Ruth Gruber: The Making of a Trailblazing Female Correspondent

In Ahead of Time, Gruber reflects on the early years of her career, including the assignment that took her back to 1930s Germany.

By Olivia Mason

The Unbelievable Lives of Pilots Jessie Miller and Bill Lancaster

The pair’s spectacular accomplishments and whirlwind romance will forever be marked by a shocking scandal.

By Sarah Mangiola

The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe

Anthony Summers’ book, Goddess, sheds light on this starlet’s short-lived time in the spotlight. 

By Sarah Mangiola

True Grit: The Real “Rooster” Cogburn

John Franklin Cogburn’s great-grandson recounts the life of the man who inspired True Grit's "Rooster."

By Sarah Mangiola

The Korean War Serves as a Cautious Reminder for the Future 

North and South Korea's recent agreement has us looking back at the past.

By Abbey White

10 Books About the Kennedys

Get an inside look at the family America will never stop talking about.

By Olivia Mason

The Courageous Acts of Resistance That Led to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

In January of 1943, Warsaw Ghetto inmates began defying their German enemies—and sparked a widespread hunger for resistance.

By Olivia Mason

[CLOSED]:Win a Presidential Book Bundle! 

The Archive is giving away four exciting U.S. presidential books. 

By The Archive Staff

These Bloody Days: The Tower of London in Tudor England

A Journey Through Tudor England explores the building's infamous executions and the "graffiti" left by doomed prisoners. 

By Olivia Mason

Constance: The Untold Story of Oscar Wilde’s Wife

Though a popular children’s author and activist, Mrs. Wilde’s life eventually became one marked by scandal. 

By Sarah Mangiola

"I've Been to the Mountaintop": Revisiting the 1968 Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Gerald Posner examines that fateful day and the man responsible for King's murder in Killing the Dream.

By Sarah Mangiola

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: The Falcon and the Snowman, by Robert Lindsey

Enter to win a copy of this true story of friendship and espionage. 

By The Archive Staff

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