America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
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In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.