The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 while she was attempting to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.