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The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.