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.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.