A peek at the first chapter of The Abolitionists, Part 1, premiering January 8, 2013, 9pm on PBS.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.