In 1936, Walter Reuther fought auto makers to recognize the United Auto Workers. GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.