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 biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.