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This Week In History, Feb. 5 – 11

This Week In History, Feb. 5 – 11

Possible remains of America's first colonists, Holocaust songs recovered, the Mitch McConnell/Elizabeth Warren rule, The Beatles hit America, and photos taken just after history was made.
Female Gangsters That Stole And Killed Their Way Into The Underworld

Female Gangsters That Stole And Killed Their Way Into The Underworld

Al Capone and John Dillinger may have become household names — and these women should, too.
The Rule Used To Silence Elizabeth Warren Was Created Because of A Fist Fight

The Rule Used To Silence Elizabeth Warren Was Created Because of A Fist Fight

A physical fight between two Senate Democrats prompted the adoption of Rule 19.
Sherri Finkbine And The 50-Year Fight For Abortion In America

Sherri Finkbine And The 50-Year Fight For Abortion In America

Sherri Finkbine's story is an apt reminder of the hurdles that women have had to cross in order to assert control over their own bodies.
Can You Read These Tattoo History Facts Without Wanting to Get Inked?

Can You Read These Tattoo History Facts Without Wanting to Get Inked?

Fascinating tidbits from Thomas Edison to Teddy Roosevelt to today.
Story Of Slave Who Escaped George Washington’s Estate Finally Brought To Light

Story Of Slave Who Escaped George Washington’s Estate Finally Brought To Light

Exhibition reveals dark truths about America's first president and his slaves.
Rarely Seen Photos Taken Just After History Was Made

Rarely Seen Photos Taken Just After History Was Made

Sometimes the most iconic photo of an event isn't the event itself, but the aftermath.
Who Was George Lincoln Rockwell, The Founder Of The American Nazi Party?

Who Was George Lincoln Rockwell, The Founder Of The American Nazi Party?

The story of the man whose legacy of hate lives on to this day.
Shameless Cocaine Ads From The 1970s

Shameless Cocaine Ads From The 1970s

In many ways, these ads highlight the overt tackiness that defined the '70s.
Trump Cabinet Pick Has Supported “Confederate History Month”

Trump Cabinet Pick Has Supported “Confederate History Month”

Among other controversies, Tom Price is facing backlash for having cosponsored a bill to establish "Confederate History Heritage Month."
This Week In History, Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

This Week In History, Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

Poland's Nazi hunt, an artifact from the first Europeans, the Emmett Till revelations, and anniversaries of Gandhi's death and U.S. slavery's abolishment.