The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.