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The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.