In His Shoes
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.