The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.