A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century. He served as a New York congressman during the Fifties and Sixties.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.