Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.