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.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.