General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.