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 Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.