For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport. He was mayor during Chicago's tumultuous 1968 Democratic National Convention.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.