Richard Nixon se inclina ante John F. Kennedy durante un debate entre los dos por las presidenciales de 1960. Perdió contra él, pero cuando volvió a conseguir la candidatura republicana y ganó las elecciones, las cosas no le fueron mucho mejor.
Harriet Tubman (1820-1913) was born into slavery in Dorchester County. When she was thirty she escaped to freedom to Philadelphia where she learned about the Underground Railroad. After receiving her freedom she helped over 300 slaves escape through the Underground Railroad. During the Civil War she worked as a spy, soldier and nurse. In 1995 the United States Postal Service issued a stamp in her honor.
What the 21st century can learn from the 1929 crash
Brooklyn Daily Eagle front page on Black Thursday (licensed by Icon Communications/Getty) from "What the 21st century can learn from the 1929 crash" by Larry Elliott
Jazz Musician Photograph - George Gershwin, American Composer by Science Source
Prior to Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, there was a plot to assassinate him by Southern sympathizers. Fears for his safety en route to Washington DC spurred the hiring of detective Allan Pinkerton, who snuck him past the plotters.