The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The dramatic story of the nation's first subway
Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Founding father Alexander Hamilton went up against political rival and former vice president Aaron Burr in one of history's most famous duels.