Christmas

Historic America Presents: Vince Guaraldi & A Charlie Brown Christmas

Historic America Presents:  Vince Guaraldi & A Charlie Brown Christmas

Today we learn the story behind the beloved TV special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and its iconic score composed and performed by Vince Guaraldi (plus there's a music video at the end). Enjoy! 

Top 5 Surprise Attacks in American History

Top 5 Surprise Attacks in American History

As many of you know, this Sunday marked the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Although Japan may have caught us with our pants down that fateful morning, over the course of our nation's military history, we've managed to launch several successful surprise attacks of our own. Submitted for your approval is the following list of Top 5 instances when 'twas Americans that kicked some unexpected butt...