Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.