In October 1934, 28 year old socialite, Alice Speed Stoll, was kidnapped from her Louisville, Kentucky mansion. Seven days later, an injured Alice was set free but her kidnapper remained on the run and became one of the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted. Who kidnapped Alice? And why?
Revisiting a 2018 episode about Robert Smalls. His life became a symbol of hope and freedom to the enslaved people of the American South. His determination to hold on to hope and overcome impossible odds, seems a fitting message during uncertain times
In September 1896, William Crush proposed his Texas railroad, the Katy Line, stage a head on collision of locomotives. Staged wrecks were big hits in other states, but the Crash at Crush became one of the deadliest publicity stunts in US history
Thomas Woolfolk was tried and executed for the murder of nine members of his family. The largest mass murder in Georgia history left Bibb County residents in shock. A decade after the murders, a confession would stir up a debate that’s lingered for more than 130 years. Was Thomas Woolfolk a cold blooded killer or an innocent man executed for a crime he did not commit?
Enslaved conjoined twins, Millie-Christine McKoy were sold and forced into freak shows from infancy to 6 years of age. They endured a traumatic childhood. But at the age of 14, freedom gave the twins independence and new life on their own terms.