Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.