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Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.