John D. Rockefeller was the world's first billionaire and the most hated man in America. Watch the epic story of the man who monopolized oil.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.