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.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.