From America’s most famous folk heroes to beautiful photographs of John F. Kennedy, enjoy All That Is Interesting’s fascinating articles about American history!
Legendary Film Director Acted As Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Ghostwriter
The director behind what's widely regarded as the greatest film ever made helped Roosevelt with speechwriting and campaigning.
JFK’s Candid Thoughts On Hitler, Russia, The UN Revealed In Up-For-Sale Diary
JFK's diary houses some surprising views on world affairs.
This Week In History, Mar. 19 – 25
The true story of Pocahontas, tourists headed to the Titanic, Jesus' tomb reopens, Cold War nuclear footage declassified, Lindbergh baby case detective unmasked.
Ivanka’s Not The First First Daughter To Take Over First Lady Duties
Some may cast a questioning eye toward Ivanka Trump's role in her father's presidency, but the truth is that it's nothing new.
History’s Most Powerful Speeches Given By Women
The anachronistic adage goes that women should be seen and not heard — these women didn't buy it.
The Best Little-Known Stories About America’s First Ladies
Secret power, long-held grudges, and lots of love in the West Wing.
Mysterious Detective X Who Helped Solved Lindbergh Kidnapping Finally Unmasked
Nine notebooks forgotten in a dusty box have uncovered the identity of Detective X, the crime-fighting forensic genius of the 1930s.
The Tragic Tale Of Audrey Munson, America’s First Supermodel, Who Died In A Mental Asylum
Audrey Munson's statuesque likeness can be seen throughout New York City to this day. Unfortunately, her own success didn't last long.
U.S. Government Declassifies Cold War Footage Of Some Of History’s Largest Nuclear Tests
Though only tests, some of the very explosions depicted here in fact resulted in devastating human and environmental casualties.
This Week In History, Mar. 12 – 18
Candid Hitler photos auctioned, infant remains unearthed in Ireland, exhumed Black Death victims found holding hands, suspected Nazi faces extradition, colonial burial ground discovered.
33 Mid-19th Century Photographs Decaying In Beautiful And Haunting Ways
Centuries after their creation, these now-dilapidated daguerrotypes are striking.