Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.