The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.