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.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.