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.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.