For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
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.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
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.
As a nation mourned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, a manhunt closed in on the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.