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.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.