A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.