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George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.