In 1833, Frederick Douglass was sent to a slave breaker to be beaten back into submission. After six months of beatings, Douglass fought back. "I was nothing before. I was a man now."
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.