After four decades and 1,803 issues, William Lloyd Garrison closed The Liberator after the 13th Amendment was added to the constitution. He could continue to fight for equal rights, dying in 1879 at age 73.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.