If you don't learn to write your own life story, someone else will write it for you.
After leaving the Army, Hart Viges became a peace activist.
A mother describes how her son wrote a letter to God during his final days.
Friends gather at the memorial to say a prayer and offer remembrances.
Has the War on Terror compromised civil liberties?
Fred and Trish shared a passion for the Celtics, Hill Street Blues, and each other.
Though their ethnicities are mixed, the Wampanoag take pride in their tribal heritage.
Kentucky fiddler Lily May Ledford became a radio star when she appeared on the National Barn Dance.
In the history of Mexico, few men have had the conscience and vision of Felipe Angeles
Tobina Cole describes her family's past in Africa.
The myth of the southern belle
Erasing slavery from Secession
Justifications for slavery
The southern small farmer
How does a romantic portrayal of the past affect current attitudes on race and gender?
The driving force behind Daisy Bates's activism was the murder of her mother.
Role models can make all the difference in a young person's life.
Fred's mother turned her loss into a personal mission to help other kids like her son.
Meet members of the Dalian Acrobatic Troupe as they prepare for the premiere.
Gay rights pioneer Harry Hay strongly identified with the traditions of the nadleehi.
In this companion video, the working conditions that drove Vichea to organize are described.
Say amen, Shelbyville!
Members of a support group struggle to comprehend why their loved ones chose a cult over family.
Archivist Adrian Wood describes how outtakes revealed the lies behind Nazi documentary footage.
An update on the plight of the Nukus Museum.
Who was Gilbert Stuart? His most famous portrait may be more ubiquitous than even the Mona Lisa.
Those who are working to end female genital mutilation -- and some who practice it -- speak out.
Joisel recounts the thrill of his first creation and the years it took to achieve it.
For Joisel, choosing origami as his medium was a bit like falling in love.
From Tolkein to Dungeons & Dragons, Joisel often found inspiration in the fantastical.