William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.