The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.