In 1859 John Brown seized a federal armory at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, but failed to incite a revolution. Authorities found a link between Brown and Frederick Douglass.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.