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."
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.