Born in Puerto Rico, Clemente was an exceptional baseball player and humanitarian whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change. He would die in a tragic plane crash.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.