In 1936, Walter Reuther fought auto makers to recognize the United Auto Workers. GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.