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The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.