Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.