FDR broadcasts first fireside chat

03/12/2017 0

On this day in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt holds the first of his radio-broadcast fireside chats. FDR used the informal radio addresses to explain his policies to the American public. In an era before […]

Enron files for bankruptcy

12/02/2016 0

On this day in 2001, the Enron Corporation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a New York court, sparking one of the largest corporate scandals in U.S. history.An energy-trading company based in Houston, Texas, […]