In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.