In 1857, the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision had the potential to legalize slavery everywhere in the United States.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.