An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
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.