The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.