"In the dominant culture of America, I would have been the good kid -- putting myself through college and working full time, but to the Amish I was a little bit of a rebel. I don't really know how I would do it differently if I had it to do over, but I wish somehow it wouldn't have to be like that."
Naomi left her Amish family and became a nurse.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
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.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.