Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI. G-Men were public heroes, doing battle with John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde and other criminals.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.