"Annie Oakley," an on-target profile of the sharpshooter.
A product of the American Civil War, James was less heroic than brutal; America's own Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich, but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself.
John D. Rockefeller
John D. Rockefeller was the world's first billionaire and the most hated man in America.
He rose from obscurity to become the 20th century's most influential American innovator.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
The Abolitionists: Part III
In the final episode of The Abolitionists, the anti-slavery battle rises to fever pitch. Lincoln becomes President, John Brown is martyred, Southern states secede, war breaks out, and yet the Thirteenth Amendment is ratified, banning slavery in all states — forever.
"This was the Rosa Parks moment, the time that gay people stood up and said no," says the Village Voice's Lucian Truscott IV in the illuminating "Stonewall Uprising," which recalls a 1969 riot that erupted after police raided a Greenwich Village gay bar.
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