Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops invaded Normandy, fighting to free Europe from Nazi occupation and end World War II.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.