On October 2, 2006, Charles Roberts entered an Amish schoolhouse and shot ten Amish girls - five died. Later that day, Amish neighbors visited the Roberts family to offer forgiveness.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.