A behind the scenes look at American Experience's biography "Jesse Owens" with series executive producer, Mark Samels, and filmmaker, Laurens Grant.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.