A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and the women's reactions to having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Insurmountable odds. Unforgiving conditions. Unyielding courage.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.