Behind the Scenes Interviews
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.