Robert Moses built bridges, highways, Jones Beach, Lincoln Center and the United Nations in New York. His were some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.