The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.