Samantha Smith was only 11 when she wrote to Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov about the Cold War. In response, he invited her for a visit
Rock Hudson died of AIDS-related complications on this day in 1985
Nothing was ready. But by the end of the first week, more than 100,000 people had visited
James Watt, who was outed from office in the early 1980s, said the only songs he knew were 'The Star Spangled Banner' and 'Amazing Grace'
Martin Luther King, Jr. has been celebrated on the third Monday in January since the federal holiday was first observed in 1986
A curator at the American History Museum reflects on the First Lady's impact on Washington
The 40th President of the United States was a big science-fiction fan
Twenty-five years ago, President Reagan minced no words when he talked about the Libyan dictator