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.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
A riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia movement.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.