A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.