Follow seven people who have chosen to leave their closed and tightly-knit communities for the outside world, knowing they can never return
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
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 first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.