The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.