Chemist and engineer was MIT's first female student and faculty member
A decade before he was gunned down, a madwoman stuck a shiv in the civil rights leader's chest.
Daniel Stone’s text is a charming study of botanist David Fairchild whose legacy includes introducing Americans to avocados, cashews, nectarines, soy beans
Political consultant and author Joseph Rodota captures the Watergate’s fifty years playing host to Washington’s powerful and notorious.
A daring bondsman turned double agent confounds Cornwallis—and helps the Americans win.
"Smoketown" highlights milestones in black history and athletes and musicians in Pittsurburgh's Hill District amidst a cultural renaissance in the 1930s
Puckish conservative came up short on votes but won the long game.
Elaine Weiss chronicles the steps that brought the 19th Amendment to the doorstop of enactment and suffragists’ heroics in achieving ratification.