The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
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.