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.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.