Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.