Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.