The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.