In the fall of 1829, Angelina Grimke resolved to leave Charleston and the pollutions of slavery, for an uncertain future in the North.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.