In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.