Throughout the early 1960s thousands of young men and women poured into the Santa Clara valley every month, lured by the booming electronics and defense industries. "There was just too much talent stuffed into one place."
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
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.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.