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.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.