In April 1861, the American Civil War began, reuniting abolitionists who had grown apart in recent years.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.