The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.