How has a First Lady inspired you or someone you know? Who was president when you were young, and what were your impressions of the First Lady? What First Lady has most influenced the world around you, and how? Share your stories with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE below.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.