The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.