As an undergraduate student, Robert Noyce sees the technical reports on the brand new transistor and knew he was looking at the future. "The concept hit me like the atom bomb," he later recalled. But he does not like the structure of the large East Coast tech companies.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.