The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.