In 1857, the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision had the potential to legalize slavery everywhere in the United States.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.