The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
After the Soviet blockade of West Berlin, British and American pilots delivered tons of food and fuel to the German city by airplane for nearly a year.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.