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".
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.