An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.