Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island. It was one of the largest single human migrations in history.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.