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The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
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.