In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.