John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.