In 1833, Frederick Douglass was sent to a slave breaker to be beaten back into submission. After six months of beatings, Douglass fought back. "I was nothing before. I was a man now."
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.