Behind the Scenes Interviews
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.