A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.