His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.