The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.