Now with 13 Academy Award nominations to its credit, the blockbuster film comes after nearly eight decades of mythologizing the father of the atomic bomb
The long-awaited follow-up to "Band of Brothers" and "The Pacific" centers on an American aerial group nicknamed the "Bloody Hundredth"
When it was introduced in 1984, Apple's Macintosh didn't have any striking technological breakthroughs, but it did make it easier for people to operate a computer
An exhibition at LACMA traces the roots of modern media to the Great War, when propaganda mobilized the masses, and questions whether the brutal truths of the battlefield can ever really be communicated
The archival trove chronicles the extreme measures administrators took to ensure Black sharecroppers did not receive treatment for the venereal disease
For millions of enslaved people, bondage stole more than freedom—it severed a link to the past. Now their descendants are recovering their heritage
A new generation is discovering the rambling Southern route of William Bartram and his legendary 1791 travelogue
In South Carolina, members of the local Black community are teaming up with scientists to produce a novel study of the trans-Atlantic slave trade
During his time in the repressive country, Charles Robert Jenkins married a Japanese abductee, taught English at a school and appeared in propaganda films
The general's war tent, an iconic part of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, carries as much symbolism now as it did then
A descendant of concentration camp survivors argues that using the right vocabulary can help clarify the stakes when confronting wartime trauma
Powered by compressed air, the system transported millions of letters between 1897 and 1953
Volunteers based out of a Nebraska train station offered American troops encouragement and free food, including birthday cakes and popcorn balls
Created as department store marketing tools, many of these seasonal figures became beloved holiday traditions
Contrary to popular belief, the 1773 protest opposed a tax break, not a tax hike. And it didn't immediately unify the colonies against the British
Can recreating photographs from the 19th century connect a family to its lost heritage?
A bold new photographic project asks modern-day Americans to recreate portraits of their 19th-century ancestors in painstakingly accurate fashion
Lionel Licorish earned accolades for rescuing as many as 20 passengers from the wreckage of the S.S. "Vestris"
At his peak, the television icon, who died at 101, reached more than 120 million Americans with shows like "All in the Family"
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