The makers of The Abolitionists describe making a film about a "transformative moment in American history that stemmed from the actions of ordinary individuals."
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.