The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.