The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.