The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 while she was attempting to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.