Having recently moved to Cincinnati with her family, Harriet Beecher visited the slave state of Kentucky in 1833, staying here at the Marshall Key House.
While in Kentucky, she witnessed slavery up close for the first time.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.