With the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, the war merged with the abolitionist cause. The Proclamation had included an unexpected clause: at last, black men could enlist in the armed services of the United States.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.