On October 2, 2006, Charles Roberts entered an Amish schoolhouse and shot ten Amish girls - five died. Later that day, Amish neighbors visited the Roberts family to offer forgiveness.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.