James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.