Brownie Wise emceed a men's fashion show during the 1957 Jubilee -- and grants a Chicago woman's wish.
In 1954, Brownie Wise inaugurated the Tupperware Homecoming Jubilee. Hundreds of Tupperware dealers from across the country came to the company's Kissimmee, Florida, headquarters for classes and motivational events. Wise gave each year's gathering a theme, with high spectacle and outrageous competitions.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.