The makers of The Abolitionists describe making a film about a "transformative moment in American history that stemmed from the actions of ordinary individuals."
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
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.