A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.