In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.