John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster. His organization was the first to make money on tour, and he helped invent the small town marching band.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
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 little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.