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.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
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.