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Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.