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.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
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.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.