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.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.