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.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.