Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.