After surviving his failed siege of the armory at Harper's Ferry, John Brown goes on trial where he dominates the proceedings and the press. "You have the Northern establishment, every newspaper, saying this guy's a hero."
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
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.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.