A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass. The movement faded by 1880 as frauds were revealed.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.