From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case. The little-known story of the Mexican American lawyers who took Hernandez v. Texas to the Supreme Court, challenging Jim Crow-style discrimination.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.