Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.