A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.