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A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.