Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
As a nation mourned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, a manhunt closed in on the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.