Who is your favorite 20th-century American president? Was it FDR? Kennedy? Reagan? Or one of the other 14 men from Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) to Bill Clinton (1993-2001) who helped usher the United States through the 1900s? Who do you think was the most influential? Who had the greatest impact on the country we live in today?
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.