An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
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.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.