After surviving his failed siege of the armory at Harper's Ferry, John Brown goes on trial where he dominates the proceedings and the press. "You have the Northern establishment, every newspaper, saying this guy's a hero."
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.