Abolitionist activists Angelina Grimke and Theodore Weld declared their love for one another and got married in 1838. Both a black and a white minister officiated and mixed-race guests intermingled freely. News of the event caused a stir in Philadelphia.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.