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.
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.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.