A peek at the first chapter of The Abolitionists, Part 2, premiering January 15, 2013, 9pm on PBS.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.