A peek at the first chapter of The Abolitionists, Part 2, premiering January 15, 2013, 9pm on PBS.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.