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."
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.