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."
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.