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.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.