In 1964 Daisy Harris Wade not only took to the picket lines to protest the exclusion of blacks from the voting rolls, she also opened her home to volunteers who came to Mississippi that summer. Born and raised in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and the mother of two young sons, Wade was determined to secure the right to vote not only for herself, but for generations to come. "Freedom Summer" premieres June 24, 2014.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.