The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911, but the contact brought him terrible physical and psychological consequences.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.