Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
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.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.