The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.