After the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, the abolition of slavery takes on a new urgency for formerly enslaved people. Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison no longer see eye to eye, and they have a falling out. "Douglass has had that experience. Garrison is a white man in a white man's America."
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.