Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.