Wyatt Earp came to epitomize the marshal responsible for taming the Wild West.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.