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 James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.