America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.