A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.