America's most renowned football coach, Knute Rockne of Notre Dame, was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of financial and commercial power in American culture.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.