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The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.