Songs like "We Shall Overcome" and "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round" gave civil rights activists in the 1950s and 60s the will, passion and solidarity to stand up against racial inequality. What do these songs mean to you? Do you ever sing them today? Do you hear them anywhere?
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 women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.