French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.