Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
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.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.