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January 13, 1916
Henry Ford: Notes from the Capital
The man who spread the gospel of the assembly line launches a new crusade--for peace in Europe.
May 13, 1915
The Outlaw German Government
Germany's sinking of the Lusitania is nothing less than "murder on the high seas."
February 13, 1913
Justice for Coxey
The "general" whose "army" made a powerful stand for America's unemployed in the country's first-ever march on Washington.
March 28, 1912
Lawrence Strike and IWW: Syndicalism
The IWW takes the fight for syndicalism to Lawrence, Massachusetts.
is having none of it.
April 28, 1910
Mark Twain: Two Frontiersmen
This time, reports of his death weren't greatly exaggerated.
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April 13, 1882
Brigandage and Piety
Jesse James may have been a robber and a thief, but at least he was a member in good standing of his church.
August 20, 1874
The Beecher-Tilton Scandal
You want a good sex scandal? This one from the nineteenth century had it all—and more.
June 16, 1870
Beloved for his generous spirit as much as for his brilliant work, the news of Charles Dickens's death has prompted a worldwide outpouring of grief.
November 18, 1869
The Vanderbilt Memorial
"The Commodore's acts have touched the public, more or less nearly, in a spot which is tender."
April 30, 1868
The Probable Effect of the Impeachment Trial
Americans exercise their good sense by not caring much about the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson.