Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
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.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.