The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.