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.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.