Abolitionist activists Angelina Grimke and Theodore Weld declared their love for one another and got married in 1838. Both a black and a white minister officiated and mixed-race guests intermingled freely. News of the event caused a stir in Philadelphia.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.