How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.