From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War ravaged America. It still holds several notorious records, such as the highest number of average deaths per day (504). Read more of the shocking statistics from the War that divided our nation.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.