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Ethel and Julius Rosenberg get the death penalty for a crime that no one seems sure they committed.
On April 12, 1945, America mourns its greatest president
The midterm elections don't portend well for the possibility of a second Hoover administration.
President Hoover's slim chance at re-election probably ended with his heavy-handed treatment of the unemployed veterans who came to Washington seeking relief.
The memoir of Nathan Leopold, one of the twentieth century's most notorious murderers.
Russia hopes the Dumbarton Oaks Conference will ensure peace.
The author remembers his childhood friend Jack, who was about to leave a real mark on America when his life was cut short.
The Federal Theatre Project presented plays that made audiences think. That's what made them so richly rewarding--but too dangerous for Congress to stomach.
With SNCC's new chairman Stokely Carmichael and his chant for "black power" the civil rights movement takes on a different tone.
There's good reason to be skeptical about the government's Venona releases and the claim that they are the final word on the cold-war espionage cases.
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