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.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.