A peek at the first chapter of The Abolitionists, Part 2, premiering January 15, 2013, 9pm on PBS.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Martha Ballard was a midwife and mother in Maine following the American Revolution.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.