Learn more from the creator of the film's turbans like Dolley was so famous for donning.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.