The makers of The Abolitionists describe making a film about a "transformative moment in American history that stemmed from the actions of ordinary individuals."
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Richard Sears and Alva Curtis Roebuck brought consumer goods to the hands of every American with their Sears and Roebuck catalogue.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.