Following the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy, the 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside between police and protesters on the streets of Chicago.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.