A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.