The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911, but the contact brought him terrible physical and psychological consequences.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.