Considered by many to have been the world’s greatest athlete, Thorpe persevered through triumphs and tragedy.
William Cody established his reputation during a celebrated clash with Yellow Hair.
British jailers murdered American prisoners several months after the end of the War of 1812 in the last act of hostility between the U.K. and the United States.
Fighting for labor rights in California's Central Valley, Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta took up la causa in the name of children.
Our leading politicians have spewed vitriol at each other since the nation’s founding.