Abolitionist activists Angelina Grimke and Theodore Weld declared their love for one another and got married in 1838. Both a black and a white minister officiated and mixed-race guests intermingled freely. News of the event caused a stir in Philadelphia.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.