Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.