The day after Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Garrison was met by 10,000 freed slaves outside the Charleston Citadel. They seized him joyfully and carried him on their shoulders around the square before proceeding a few blocks to Zion's Church, where a mass of humanity pressed in to every available spot.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
Author, soldier, scientist, outdoorsman and caring father, he was the youngest man to become president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.