Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.