The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.