A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.