A peek at the first chapter of The Abolitionists, Part 2, premiering January 15, 2013, 9pm on PBS.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.