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.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.