A more sympathetic look at Aaron Burr, the man who killed Alexander Hamilton.
Chinese immigrants in the American West faced legal discrimination and fought back against it using other laws.
Margaret Sanger's belief in eugenics stemmed from her interest in individual choice--an idea that brought birth control into the mainstream of American life.
Planned Parenthood gunman Robert Dear has been pigeonholed for his "idiosyncratic" faith. But it's very much a part of the American evangelical tradition.
Emma Lazarus's famous poem welcoming refugees to America was written during a period of nativist backlash against immigrants.
Woodrow Wilson's racism was of its time, and so were critiques of it by the likes of political ally turned critic, W.E.B. Du Bois.
P.T. Barnum's career as a Kentucky show man, began with his ownership and exploitation of African American slave Joice Heth.
The Citizens for Decent Literature launched various anti-obscenity campaigns against magazines like Playboy and MAD and books like Catcher in the Rye.
Just as the Titanic had redefined passenger liners, so too would the Zephyr transform the American railway.
Asians are on track to become the fastest growing U.S. population by the next half-century. We look at the history of Asian immigration, past and present.