A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and the women's reactions to having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.