A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.