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.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.