Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.