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.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.