Click on the icons below to follow the harrowing journey of the Greely Expedition, from their arrival at Lady Franklin Bay to their rescue at Cape Sabine.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
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 evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.