For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
As a nation mourned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, a manhunt closed in on the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.