Stage and film actress Gene Tierney was one of Hollywood's top box office draws, until personal tragedy sparked a downward spiral.
In the words of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, "Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy."
The Ludlow Massacre, the horrifying results of one of the deadliest labor strikes in U.S. history, sparked the Colorado Coalfield War. Over two dozen miners and their families died in the conflict.
Leslie Howard is best known for his role in "Gone With the Wind," but his acting life was always second to his dedication to England. He was a man born to be admired for his dedication to his country and career.
The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence but started its political career as a simple device to call colonists to meetings in 1752.
George Clymer, one of the first Founding Fathers to argue for separation from Britain, was also one of six men to sign both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, wife of the 35th American president, married to one of the richest men in the world—how was she portrayed on the screen?
Best known as the wife of Robin Hood, Maid Marian's on-screen character has evolved through the years from delicate virgin to woman warrior.
The life of Mary Magdalene as discussed in the Christian Bible is portrayed in various and controversial ways on film and television.
The China Syndrome was released by Columbia Pictures on March 16, 1979, 12 days before the partial core meltdown at the Three Mile Island reactor in Pennsylvania. The coincidence was so eerie that Columbia temporarily removed the film from some markets.
The original star of True Grit and Stagecoach, actor John Wayne was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in Recognition of an American Icon. This is his story from the perspective of his biographers.
This dog breed from Mexico dates back to the time of the Mayans and Aztecs. Chihuahuas, or chihuahueño, are tiny and fierce, but when it comes to love and affection they ask for and give tremendous amounts of both.
Gail Russell, a dazzling beauty who famously starred in "The Uninvited" (1944) with Ray Milland and "Angel and the Badman" (1947) with John Wayne, destroyed her life and career with alcohol.
Gail Russell, co-star of "Angel and the Badman," was trapped in the middle of a scandalous feud between John Wayne and his second wife, Esperanza "Chata" Baur.
Dutch tax collector Philip Bögel escaped to the United States with a price on his head. He faked his royal ancestry, became a beloved politician and died with a city-Bastrop, Texas-named in his honor.
If you enjoy the AMC series "The Terror" about the search for the Northwest Passage, you'll love this story about what happened to one of the rescue ships, the HMS RESOLUTE, and how it became a priceless piece of White House furniture.
Zandy's Bride, also known as For Better or Worse, was written by Marc Norman--who later wrote Shakespeare in Love with Tom Stoppard--and directed by Swedish Director Jan Gustaf Troell.
Alcoholics Anonymous, founded in 1935, increased awareness of the consequences of alcohol addiction, which is reflected in classic films.