In September of 1838, Frederick Douglass traveled to Nantucket to hear the publisher of Boston's "The Liberator" abolitionist newspaper, William Lloyd Garrison, speak. After hearing Douglass tell his story, Garrison realized he had found the man he had been looking for. Garrison approached Douglass with a proposition.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
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.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.