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 dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West