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.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.