From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case. The little-known story of the Mexican American lawyers who took Hernandez v. Texas to the Supreme Court, challenging Jim Crow-style discrimination.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.