A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.