American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.