Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.