Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.