in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.