"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
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.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.