After having escaped to New York, Frederick Douglass and his wife Anna moved to New Bedford, Massachusetts. Douglass did hard manual labor to provide for his family for three years before making a fateful trip to Nantucket.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.