Take a ride through the Panama Canal in this time-lapse video from 2010.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.