The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, and thrived from the Depression through World War II, leaving a legacy in music.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.