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.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
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.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.