From America’s most famous folk heroes to beautiful photographs of John F. Kennedy, enjoy All That Is Interesting’s fascinating articles about American history!
The Real Story Of New Orleans’ Witchy Voodoo Queen
Marie Laveau is famous for being New Orleans' voodoo queen, but was she really as evil and mystical as they say?
Investigating The Truth Behind The Roswell Incident
The Roswell incident is the most famous event in extraterrestrial lore. But, there's more to the story than government conspiracies and flying saucers.
The Story Of Caril Ann Fugate and Charles Starkweather’s Natural Born Killing Spree
Caril Ann Fugate became the youngest female ever tried for first-degree murder when she accompanied Charles Starkweather on his cross-country killing spree .
The Dramatic Rise And Fall Of Alan Freed — “Father Of Rock And Roll”
Alan Freed, the "father of rock 'n' roll," didn't just come onto the scene during a new era. He helped define it.
Mary Bowser: The Former Slave Who Helped Bring Down The Confederacy
The Confederates were sure former slave-turned-Union spy Mary Bowser wouldn't be able to read the sensitive documents they left out around her — they were wrong.
Introducing Judge Roy Bean — The Most Eccentric And Unqualified Judge In History
Judge Roy Bean is often known for his tough Wild West rulings. However, in reality, he was more likely to lend a helping hand than execute anyone.
The Forgotten Black Cowboys Of The Wild West
Though in many ways Hollywood has whitewashed the Wild West, some of the first settlers were freed slaves who traveled west and became the black cowboys of the American frontier.
How Roy DeMeo Perfected The Art Of Making People Disappear
Roy DeMeo worked his way up the organized crime ladder, falling in with the Gambino family and initiating the most efficient method of murder, designed to make bodies disappear.
The Story Of The Gruesome And Unsolved Wonderland Murders
The Wonderland Murders have been unsolved for decades, though two people have been brought to trial — both of whom were acquitted.
The LAPD Couldn’t Find Her Son – And Tried To Send Her Home With A Replacement
Christine Collins spent 36 years searching for her son, who had gone missing and was replaced by an imposter.
Meet The Only Man Ever Tried For JFK’s Assassination
Clay Shaw truly had nothing to do with the assassination, but a mistake in a local newspaper led the public, and the prosecutors, to believe otherwise.