In His Shoes
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.