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.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." 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.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.