How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.