The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.