In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.