James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century, once winning a campaign from jail while Curley served a sentence for fraud.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.