Paul Jennings was born a slave on President Madison's estate in Montpelier, Virginia, in 1799. In 2009, Paul Jennings' descendants arrived at the White House for a private tour.
In 1965, Fromer marched from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. with civil rights marchers, kick-starting his life-long devotion to fighting for justice through song.
The Nirvana frontman was born this day in 1967, and went on to become the voice of a generation and pave the way for heavy music's entry into the mainstream, despite his aversion to such popularity
A frequently heard quote from Argentine-Cuban revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara is: "Let me say, at the risk of seeming ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love."
In this 150th anniversary year of the Emancipation Proclamation, we are fortunate to have Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals to help us understand Abraham Lincoln.
This all consuming experience in the Soviet psyche resulted in many films that portrayed the incredible heroism of the Soviet people.
American audiences may find the travel narrative of the three months Vladimir Mayakovsky spent in the Western hemisphere in 1925 to be a more accessible literary contribution.
I doubted Spielberg's ability to pull off the dynamics and nuances of our 16th president and the times he lived in, yet, he did. "Lincoln" is his masterpiece
This October is the 44th anniversary of the 1968 Summer Olympics and one of the most iconic events in American history.