The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.