The daughter of one of South Carolina's first families, Angelina Grimke lived in luxury. But she also believed slavery was a sin and God would punish people who had slaves.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.