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.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.