In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
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.