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Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.