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 black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.