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The Truth About Dracula

Historian Jim Steinmeyer examines the story behind Bram Stoker's bloodthirsty creation

Since the beginning of the 20th century, vampires have had a continual presence in pop culture. But Count Dracula, the aristocratic vampire from Transylvania, has always stood out from the rest.

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