After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa, dead or alive.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.