Sic Semper Tyrannis: The Conspirators of America’s First Assassination (Part II: On the Run and Trials)
After the deadly acts were committed, John Wilkes Booth spurred his horse, and rode furiously into the night. His intentions were to meet up with
Sic Semper Tyrannis: The Conspirators of America’s First Assassination (Part I: From Kidnapping to Assassination)
Winner of the Fall 2016 StMU History Media Award for Best Article in the Category of “United States History” Post Civil War America showed the
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In the media today, every public figure is being scrutinized through a magnifying glass. People are openly, and at times brutally, expressing their opinions about
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Is Heyward and Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess American’s first operatic piece or a glorified minstrel show?
In 1924, George Gershwin, a famous American composer, premiered “Rhapsody in Blue,” which became hailed as a “highbrow jazz” piece. Gershwin enjoyed taking common art,
Winner of the Fall 2016 StMU History Media Award for Best Descriptive Article Orders were given and on a cold morning on February 14, 1929, five
Jack McGurn would soon learn that of the seven men killed the morning of Feburary 14, 1929, George “Bugs” Moran was not one of them.