The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.