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.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.