Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
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How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
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