A peek at the first chapter of The Abolitionists, Part 1, premiering January 8, 2013, 9pm on PBS.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.