Watch this video about Tales From the Poisoner's Handbook, our interactive graphic novel that brings history and forensic science together. Investigate the causes of death in four historic poisoning cases, and explore toxicology with Alexander Gettler and New York City Medical Examiner Charles Norris in the 1920s.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.