In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.