In 1964, over 700 volunteers from across the country joined organizers and local African Americans in Mississippi to participate in "The Mississippi Summer Project." View photos from that summer, from training in Oxford, OH to canvassing the towns of Mississippi to campaigning at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, NJ.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.