The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, and thrived from the Depression through World War II, leaving a legacy in music.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.