For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.