P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth" which would become the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.