The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 while she was attempting to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
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.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.