The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
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.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.