At 23, Anna was considered an Old Maid in her Amish community; she left, but she misses home.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.