Senator and Governor Huey Long of Louisiana was assassinated on September 10, 1935, but he packed many accomplishments into his short political career.
Rastafarians emerged from anti-colonial, anti-racism movements of the 60s, they also looked back toward their African ancestry.
How Boston has marked the controversial trial and alleged crimes of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Italian immigrants executed for murder.
The July 30, 1975, disappearance of labor leader Jimmy Hoffa sparked public fascination because he was an important cog in the nation's economy.
Both the blame and the credit for capitalism has often been placed at the feet of a 16th-century Christian theologian named John Calvin.