In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.