A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.