In 1857, the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision had the potential to legalize slavery everywhere in the United States.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.