The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.