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.'"
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.