Were your parents the first in your family to immigrate to the U.S., or was it someone from an older generation? Did they come seeking opportunity... and did they find it? What was their American dream?
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".