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.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.