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 women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.