Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.