The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 while she was attempting to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.