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The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.