During the early days of Silicon Valley, physicists and engineers from various companies in the valley would meet at "The Wagon Wheel," a hangout for Fairchild employees and for people who worked at Fairchild spin-off companies. As one Fairchild employee put it, "the Wagon Wheel was a hub of networking."
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.