After the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, the abolition of slavery takes on a new urgency for formerly enslaved people. Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison no longer see eye to eye, and they have a falling out. "Douglass has had that experience. Garrison is a white man in a white man's America."
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.