A peek at the first chapter of The Abolitionists, Part 2, premiering January 15, 2013, 9pm on PBS.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.