The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.