In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.