The latest news on Civil War
Modern forensics may help identify heroes of the Monitor who perished at sea 150 years ago.
Reporter Jefferson Morley re-creates the forgotten race riot of 1835 and discusses how it shaped American politics today.
Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day, and its origins are largely forgotten.
Guy Gugliotta, author of 'Freedom's Cap,' discusses what it took to build the U.S. Capitol.
Pension recipients are alive, but in poor health
Newt Gingrich and South Carolina are cut from the same trouble-making cloth.
Rick Perry's allusion to to the Civil War carries significant weight in a debate in South Carolina on Martin Luther King Day.
There are other ways to show state pride and heritage.
Aside from the slavery issue, Rick Perry's political agenda resembles the Confederate Constitution.
Auctioneer credited with returning $10,000 Antietam papers.