Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.