At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.