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.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.