In the Spring of 1854, fugitive slave Anthony Burns sat in Boston's city jail. Locals protesting for Burns' release turned violent before the U.S. President Franklin Pierce ordered hundreds of military troops to escort Burns to a ship waiting in the harbor. Though abolitionists were losing hope, they had shifted history.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.