The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.