Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.