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 Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.