You're the General
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.