During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.