Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Insurmountable odds. Unforgiving conditions. Unyielding courage.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.