William Lloyd Garrison published the first issue of "The Liberator" on January 1, 1831 with financial support from both black and white abolitionists. "There shall be no neutrals," he declared. "Men shall either like or dislike me."
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.