After fighting for the abolition of slavery for 25 years, William Lloyd Garrison believes the Republic had been corrupted from the start. In Massachusetts, he burns a copy of the constitution. "The Constitution of the United States of America is the source and parent of all the other atrocities: 'a covenant with death, and an agreement with Hell.'"
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
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 life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.