The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.