French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.