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 story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.