The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, from the 1940s into the 50s, with contemporary performances by both.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.