The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 while she was attempting to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.