The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.