For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.