A peek at the first chapter of The Abolitionists, Part 2, premiering January 15, 2013, 9pm on PBS.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.