Is it possible to have a fair trial or an impartial jury in an age when anyone is just a viral tweet or a Facebook search away?
Jane Addams, a leading Victorian-era reformer, believed dance halls were “one of the great pitfalls of the city.”
In 1998, Pope John Paul II made one of his most contentious canonizations, elevating a Jewish woman named Edith Stein to the status of saint.
In nineteenth-century American women's magazines, Native American women were depicted as attractive, desirable, and pious.
Ironically, it was movies that helped accustom American viewers to television in the first place, writes Richard Koszarski.