After fighting for the abolition of slavery for 25 years, William Lloyd Garrison believes the Republic had been corrupted from the start. In Massachusetts, he burns a copy of the constitution. "The Constitution of the United States of America is the source and parent of all the other atrocities: 'a covenant with death, and an agreement with Hell.'"
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.