After reading reports of pro-slavery violence, Angelina Grimke decided she could remain silent no longer. She published a letter in "The Liberator" and wrote "An Appeal to the Women of the South," urging them to work for the downfall of slavery.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.