The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.