The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.