Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.