The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.