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?
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.