A meal shared by Pilgrims and American Indians might get most of the credit for the creation of Thanksgiving, but it was Abraham Lincoln who officially proclaimed the last Thursday in November a holiday, back in 1864. This slide show…
By Jason Kane
Betty Ford -- wife of President Gerald Ford, advocate for breast cancer awareness and activist for women's issues -- died Friday with her children around her at age 93.
By Larisa Epatko
'Haunting Legacy' Details Vietnam War's Hold on Politics…
Jim Lehrer: A Look Back at a Career in Journalism…
South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson's interruption of President Obama's address to Congress Wednesday night was a rare instance of presidential heckling, but it was not the first. Historian Richard Norton Smith discusses past instances and the context.
As Sen. Hillary Clinton's concession speech echoed through Washington last week, pundits and analysts continued to debate whether the lengthy Democratic primary fight will help or hurt the party in the fall.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
Former President Ford, who worked to help the nation heal after the Watergate scandal forced his predecessor Richard Nixon from office, died Tuesday at his Rancho Mirage, Calif., home at age 93.
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