The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease. The medical breakthrough saved countless lives and had a pervasive impact on American philanthropy that continues to be felt today.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.