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.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
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.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.