Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.