Since 1921, dozens of movies, television programs, books, plays, and comic books have featured a character based on Jesse James; actors Roy Rogers, Kris Kristofferson, Rob Lowe, Colin Farrell and Brad Pitt have all played James in feature films, depicting him in very different lights. Which portrayal do you think is the most historically accurate? Do you have a favorite?
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.