An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.