Having recently moved to Cincinnati with her family, Harriet Beecher visited the slave state of Kentucky in 1833, staying here at the Marshall Key House.
While in Kentucky, she witnessed slavery up close for the first time.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.