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.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
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.