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.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.