After surviving his failed siege of the armory at Harper's Ferry, John Brown goes on trial where he dominates the proceedings and the press. "You have the Northern establishment, every newspaper, saying this guy's a hero."
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.