Wyatt Earp came to epitomize the marshal responsible for taming the Wild West.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.