Historical Figures

The Sound of America in 1914

by Mariah Fredericks

In 1914, the hot ticket on Broadway was On Trial, a play that employed the daring film technique of the “flashback.” You could catch the moody John Barrymore in Kick In, Douglas Fairbanks in He Comes Up … Read the article

True Raiders: Charles Warren

by Brad Ricca

True Raiders: The Untold Story of the 1909 Expedition to Find the Legendary Ark of the Covenant tells the story of Monty Parker, a British rogue nobleman who, after being dared to do so by Ava Astor, … Read the article

Kidnapped on the Frontier

by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin

Daniel Boone heard the piercing shrieks coming from the river and recognized them as only a parent could. He was too late to see a group of Native Americans carry off his daughter Jemima … Read the article

The Watergate Girl: Joining the Team

by Jill Wine-Banks

Obstruction of justice, the specter of impeachment, sexism at work, shocking revelations: Jill Wine-Banks takes us inside her trial by fire in The Watergate Girl as a Watergate prosecutor. Read an excerpt below.

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Bush Family Matters

by J. Randy Taraborrelli

From biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli comes Grace & Steel, the epic, hidden history of the exceptional women behind one of the greatest political dynasties of all time—the Bush family. Read an excerpt below.

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Ghost in the Memorabilia

by Joe Pappalardo

Inferno tells the true story of the men who flew the deadliest missions of World War II, and Maynard Harrison Smith, an unlikely hero who received the Medal of Honor in the midst of the bloodiest military campaign … Read the article