On October 21, 1835, William Lloyd Garrison was headed to give an anti-slavery lecture at the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society. An anti-abolitionist mob dragged him out of hiding and threatened his life, but two burly men took pity on Garrison and he ended up spending the night in jail for his own protection.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.