John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.