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America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.