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.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.