Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.