The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
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.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.