In 1936, Walter Reuther fought auto makers to recognize the United Auto Workers. GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
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.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.