A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century. He served as a New York congressman during the Fifties and Sixties.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.