The women's suffrage movement endured infighting, alliances, and betrayals, and won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.