The nation is fascinated by the high-profile murder of a famous architect, apparently because of jealousy over a popular female stage performer.
Inventor Thomas A. Edison experiments with electricity, long-burning filaments, and glass bulbs to give America an alternative to gas lights.
The nation watches a political convention that in many ways is a symbol of the turbulent times in which it was held.
The story of orphaned inner-city children shipped to rural locations and new lives as part of a social engineering experiment.
An account of the struggle to register African Americans to vote in the state of Mississippi in the 1960s.
Biography of Chicago mayor Richard Daley, considered one of the last major heads of big city "machine" politics in the United States.
Orson Welles' movie stirs the ire of publisher William Randolph Hearst, the man who the film was patterned after.
The story of Wilbur and Orville Wright and the earliest days of aviation.