Having recently moved to Cincinnati with her family, Harriet Beecher visited the slave state of Kentucky in 1833, staying here at the Marshall Key House.
While in Kentucky, she witnessed slavery up close for the first time.
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.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West