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 revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.