Around age 12, Robert Stone created a short film on environmental pollution.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.