Seabiscuit was dung-colored and boxy, with stumpy legs that wouldn't completely straighten, a straggly tail and an ungainly gait, but though he didn't look the part, he was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.