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.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
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.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.