Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.