Ferrell, Nancy Warren McCormick, Anita Louise Altman, Linda Jacobs Fremon, David K Stein, R. Conrad Nash, Carol Rust Somerlott, Robert Hull, Mary Edwards, Judith Gaines, Ann Ziff, Marsha Green, Carl R Sanford, William R Gonzales, Doreen Anthony, Nathan Kent, Zachary Brubaker, Paul Lieurance, Suzanne Worth, Richard McArthur, Debra Holford, David M Wroble, Lisa A McGowen, Tom Warrick, Karen Clemens McCarthy, Pat Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sorrels, Roy Stefoff, Rebecca
Explores the people and events surrounding the political scandal that began with a June 1972 burglary and resulted in the resignation of President Nixon, discussing the scandal's effect on American politics and history.
Traces the history of Alaska through the Russian exploration and settlement to the American purchase of the territory by William Seward in 1867, discussing key personalities and events during this period.
Traces the history of the Reconstruction period following the Civil War, from 1865 to 1877, following the efforts of the Republican party leadership to bring the South back into the Union and to give former slaves their civil rights.
Examines the history of the Emancipation Proclamation, showing its creation as a war measure designed to bring the southern states back to the Union and discussing its effectiveness in freeing the slaves.
Examines the history of the Great Depression and details the New Deal programs designed to bring relief to the American people and the economy, highlighting the role of President Franklin Roosevelt and showing the impact of his policies on ordinary poeple.
Describes the experiences of those men and women who remained in the United States during World War II, discussing their emotional ups and downs, financial status, hard work, patriotism, fear, tension, shortages, and loneliness.
Traces the dangers and adventures surrounding the short history of the first British colony in America, highlighting the roles played by Sir Walter Raleigh, Roanoke chief Wingina, and other individuals.