George H.W. Bush, who exited his first airplane via parachute in World War II, completes a ceremonial jump in his 83rd year.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
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.