A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century. He served as a New York congressman during the Fifties and Sixties.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
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.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
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 a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.