Watch Chapter 1 of JFK Part 1. By the time he came of age, John Fitzgerald Kennedy inhabited a world of special exemption: the family estate in suburban New York, the summer compound in Hyannis Port, the winter retreat in Palm Beach. The story of his family's heroic multi-generational rise from the want of Irish famine might well have been a misty old folktale. The past was not the point in the Kennedy household.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.