The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.