Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.