John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.