A biography of a president who rose from a broken childhood in Arkansas 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 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.