A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom
In David Blight's book, Wallace Turnage and John Washington recount their harrowing tales of escape from slavery.
It was one of the most dangerous missions ever undertaken.
The famous female pilot describes her record-breaking westbound flight in her bestselling memoir.
The Day the Bubble Burst examines one of the greatest financial disasters—the 1929 stock market crash—through the eyes of those involved.
Neal Bascomb tells the Allied pilots’ little-known story in his new book, The Escape Artists.
The sinking of the “unsinkable” RMS Titanic was one of the deadliest maritime disasters of the 20th century.
Amelia Earhart, Ruth Elder, and Louise Thaden were among the incredible women who fought for a chance to race against men…and won.
Secret agent Peter Malkin opens up about the capture that inspired the film Operation Finale.
Screenwriter and journalist Stephen Rebello unpacks the controversies surrounding the iconic film.
Like the sinking of the RMS Titanic, the 1956 shipwreck was one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century.
Taking the post of Warden of His Majesty’s Mint in 17th-century London, Newton came face-to-face with seedy criminals.
The 1965 battle marked the first major conflict between the United States Army and the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War.
The speechwriter and top presidential adviser was a driving political force during one of America's most turbulent eras.
In Ahead of Time, Gruber reflects on the early years of her career, including the assignment that took her back to 1930s Germany.
The pair’s spectacular accomplishments and whirlwind romance will forever be marked by a shocking scandal.
North and South Korea's recent agreement has us looking back at the past.
In January of 1943, Warsaw Ghetto inmates began defying their German enemies—and sparked a widespread hunger for resistance.