A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.