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America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
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.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.