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.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.