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."
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.