A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
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 trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.