The makers of The Abolitionists describe making a film about a "transformative moment in American history that stemmed from the actions of ordinary individuals."
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.