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.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.