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.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.