William Lloyd Garrison speaks to a crowd of abolitionists in Nantucket, Massachusetts. He introduces the self-emancipated Frederick Douglass, soon leading to a powerful partnership with a common cause -- immediate abolition of slavery.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.