Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.