Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
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 wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.