In the fall of 1829, Angelina Grimke resolved to leave Charleston and the pollutions of slavery, for an uncertain future in the North.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
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.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.