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 life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.