The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.