An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.