"He came back to tell his parents that he was going to college. They lived down a long lane. When he turned in the driveway, the memories set in; that coming home was so strong, so powerful that he gave up college from the end of the drive to the barn. He went in and asked his dad, "May I come home?""
The Amish: Shunned premiers on American Experience/PBS February 4, 2014.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.