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When Karl Marx Worked For Horace Greeley

Author: William Harlan Hale

The Great Rail Wreck At Revere

Author: Stewart H. Holbrook

Single-track lines run by one-track minds gave the reformers of Boston their biggest cause since abolition

Hayfoot, Strawfoot!

Author: Bruce Catton

The Civil War soldier marched to his own individualist cadence, but he was much like today’s G. I.

“I've Got This Thing Simplified”

Author: Marquis W. Childs

A private interview with F.D.R. April 7, 1944

When The Headlines Said: Charlie Schwab Breaks The Bank

Author: John A. Garraty

The Monte Carlo capers of U. S. Steel’s new president outraged Andy Carnegie but never ruffled J. P. Morgan

Pennsylvania Sunday Best

Author: J. Bennett Nolan

Itinerant primitive painters dressed up the farmers and the burghers as they hoped posterity would remember them

The Lowest Ebb

Author: C. Vann Woodward

Blamed for the misdeeds of others, President Grant left his name on America’s sorriest Administration

The Harrisons Of Berkeley Hundred

Author: Clifford Dowdey

Five successive Benjamin Harrisons created a private empire of tobacco and trade and a great Virginia plantation

The Peaceable Ambassadors

Author: Arnold Whitridge

Two adroit diplomats successfully prevented an open breach between London and Washington during the Civil War