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.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.