John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.