In 1857, the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision had the potential to legalize slavery everywhere in the United States.
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 life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.