Map history with American Experience! You can relive the history of the abolitionist movement on American Experience's Mapping History iPhone app and explore places central to the nation's anti-slavery effort. Dozens of museums, institutions and PBS stations have partnered with American Experience to bring you archival images, documents and videos related to abolitionism.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.