The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
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.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.