For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.