John Brown put little stock in the idea of abolition through peaceful means. In 1855, he gathered his arsenal and left his home for the slave state of Kansas where he would begin his bloody struggle.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.