In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.