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 African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
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.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.