Eleanor and Franklin were cousins, but how closely related were they, and how were they related to President Theodore Roosevelt? Check out this family tree to find out.
The prominence of the Roosevelt family in American history is legendary. The family's legacy claims two of America's best-loved presidents as well as one of the most influential first ladies. From the first 17th-century merchants who established their family's fortune to Eleanor Roosevelt's vehement activity in public affairs in the 1960s, the family's influence on American politics, society, and culture spans the centuries. The web of characters in this fascinating American family is revealed here.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.