Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.