A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.