Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.