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.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.