The Saturday Evening Post History Minute

We explore the untold stories, strange occurrences, and overlooked moments that make up the history of America.


Suffragettes

The Suffrage March Riot of 1913

In 1913, a group of suffragists decided to march on Washington, in what would become one of the most violent and chaotic episodes in the fight for women’s right to vote.



Chung Ling Soo

The Saturday Evening Post History Minute: Chung Ling Soo and the Deadly End of an Illusion

100 years ago, a famous magician’s life was cut short by a trick that went horribly wrong.



Edmond Ross

The Saturday Evening Post History Minute: The Man Who Saved Andrew Johnson’s Presidency

On May 16, 1868, Andrew Johnson avoided being removed from the presidency by the vote of one senator, Edmund Ross. Was Ross a constitutional hero or a shameless opportunist?



Air Mail Stamp

The Saturday Evening Post History Minute: The Uncanny Air Mail Stamp

The first air mail stamp was printed with a huge mistake that soon became reality.