The women's suffrage movement endured infighting, alliances, and betrayals, and won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.