While The Abolitionists focuses on the stories and experiences of five principal characters -- Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimké, John Brown, and Harriet Beecher Stowe -- there were countless other figures who made important contributions to the abolitionist movement. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in one of the most important civil rights crusades in American history.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.