A peek at the first chapter of The Abolitionists, Part 1, premiering January 8, 2013, 9pm on PBS.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
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.
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.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.