Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.