Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.