110 Years Ago Today: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, A Disaster that Inspired Lasting Reforms

At approximately 4:40 pm on Saturday, March 25, 1911, the eighth floor of the Asch…

Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address: Good Winners and Bad Losers

When Lincoln became president on March 4, 1861, white citizens of seven slaveholding states no…

The Timing of Al Gore’s Concession in 2000

Election night on November 7, 2000, was confusing, especially for the press.  The Associated Press…