The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
They were the first to brave the unknown.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.