On the night of May 24th, 1856, Brown and four of his sons dragged five pro-slavery men from their cabins, and hacked them to pieces with broadswords. "Brown is not simply evening the score in Kansas. He's really also trying to strike terror into the hearts of pro-slavery settlers."
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.