An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis. When three of her friends were hanged, Wells was radicalized.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.