Follow seven people who have chosen to leave their closed and tightly-knit communities for the outside world, knowing they can never return
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
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 unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.