Hersey rewrote history and changed American journalism when he published a 30,000-word story in The New Yorker magazine chronicling what the bomb did to six victims of the atomic bomb.

Bound for destiny and Hiroshima, the Enola Gay carried 12 men, hope, and the power for epic destruction. The silver airplane, named for the pilot’s mother, barely got off the ground that morning with the world’s first atomic bomb.

In 1840, William Henry Harrison invited women on the campaign trail for the first time, long before they had the power to vote.

  • Ronald G. Shafer
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A pandemic, the anti-slavery movement and lonely men in Wyoming all contributed to women's suffrage. Here are some things you may not have known about how women got the right to vote.

Historians have unearthed new evidence that, because of a strange loophole in New Jersey's state constitution, more than 100 women voted before 1807. But that power didn't last.

Howard Kakita, a child visiting his grandparents, was among those who survived when the United States detonated the atomic bomb 75 years ago.

Tulsa officials temporarily suspended removal of the mural after protesters placed symbolic tombstones bearing the names of Black people shot by police or killed in the city’s infamous 1921 race massacre.

It’s been 100 years since the 19th Amendment gave women the vote. What’s changed, and what hasn’t?

Bert Shepard’s debut for the Washington Senators capped a remarkable tale of perseverance that began when his P-38 Lightning fighter was shot down in Germany on May 21, 1944.

  • Frederic J. Frommer
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Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to U.S. Congress, and in 1972, she became the first Black woman to run for president.

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