Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.