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.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.