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The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, 100 Years On

Guardian Century: how the Guardian saw the 20th century

1899-1909<p><b>1899 - American Imperialism</b><p>Fighting at Manila<p>“The Filipinos attacked the American position around this city at half-past eight last night. It began with sharp firing on the outposts from several quarters at once, and grew to a furious conflict as the night advanced. The insurgents fought …

Ken Burns' 'The Roosevelts' Explores An American Family's Demons

Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt did as much to create 20th-century America as any three people linked by blood and marriage.<p>Teddy was the country's youngest president and an advocate of expansive government, economic reform and America's emergence as a world power. Franklin was his fifth …

Filmmaker Ken Burns on the Roosevelts' political legacy

One of America's most famous political families is back in the spotlight.<p>The Roosevelts were a family unlike any other - boasting two presidents in their ranks and one of the most influential first ladies in US history.<p>A new 14-hour documentary series chronicling the lives of Theodore Roosevelt, …