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.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
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.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.