An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
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.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
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.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.