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 first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.