In Rochester, New York, the last stop on the Underground Railroad, Frederick Douglass published abolitionist newspaper "The North Star," naming it after the icon followed by so many escaping slaves on their quest to freedom.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.