American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.