The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.