A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.