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 Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.