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!
He Used Black People As Guinea Pigs For Years – And The Government Paid For It
This doctor's experiments tortured poor cancer patients, and he got away with it.
Meet Alan Eustace — The Man Who Completed History’s Highest Skydive [VIDEO]
In 2014, computer scientist and Google Executive Alan Eustace jumped from more than 135,000 feet above the Earth.
The Tragic Story Of The Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping
Though a suspect was identified, tried, convicted, and executed, mystery still surrounds the infamous Lindbergh baby kidnapping.
The Odyssey Of Charles Jenkins – The American Who Defected To North Korea And Couldn’t Leave
Charles Jenkins spent 40 years as a North Korean prisoner after defecting from the U.S. Army in 1965.
The Twisted Life Of Cowboy Bob — The Robber Who Fooled The FBI
The twists and turns of the Cowboy Bob case fooled even the most experienced FBI agents.
5 Ridiculous Fidel Castro Assassination Attempts By The U.S.
From his love of cigars to his actual lover, no idea was a bad idea when it came to Fidel Castro assassination attempts.
The Infamous Story Of Patty Hearst And The Symbionese Liberation Army
How Patty Hearst went from wealthy heiress to gun-toting, bank-robbing, radical militant of the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Why Few Remember The Peshtigo Fire, The Deadliest In American History
Although the Peshtigo Fire was the deadliest in American history, there's one astounding reason why few remember it today.
How The Murder Of Kitty Genovese Created The Bystander Effect
The Kitty Genovese murder inspired one ugly theory that is present in virtually every psychological textbook to this day.
The Story of Cudjo Lewis — The Last Living Slave Brought To America
As a slave, he went by the name "Cudjo," a day-name given to boys born on a Monday, as the slavers could not pronounce the name "Kossola."
The Time Preston Brooks Beat Senator Charles Sumner With His Cane Over Slavery
Though civil unrest had been brewing for years, many historians claim Preston Brooks' caning of Charles Sumner set the Civil War in motion.