The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II. Based on Sevareid's 1946 book of the same name.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.