In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.