Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.