P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
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.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.