Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.