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.
Insurmountable odds. Unforgiving conditions. Unyielding courage.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
She set out to save a species… us.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.