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.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.