Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.