The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.