Who was your favorite 20th-century American president? Was it FDR? Kennedy? Reagan? Or one of the other 14 men from Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) to Bill Clinton (1993-2001) who helped usher the United States through the 1900s? Who do you think was the most influential? Who had the greatest impact on the country we live in today?
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.