William Lloyd Garrison speaks to a crowd of abolitionists in Nantucket, Massachusetts. He introduces the self-emancipated Frederick Douglass, soon leading to a powerful partnership with a common cause -- immediate abolition of slavery.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.