Robert S. Levine answers questions about Douglass as an abolitionist, an author, and a "radical woman suffrage man."
From Dolley Madison saving Gilbert Stuart's portrait of George Washington during the War of 1812, the furnishings of the White House set the stage for the country's history.
Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.
By Vincent J. Cannato
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
Andrew Jackson stares down the national bank and wins.
By Daniel Feller