A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.