Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.