Take a ride through the Panama Canal in this time-lapse video from 2010.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.