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.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.