The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
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.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.