Songs like "We Shall Overcome" and "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round" gave civil rights activists in the 1950s and 60s the will, passion and solidarity to stand up against racial inequality. What do these songs mean to you? Do you ever sing them today? Do you hear them anywhere?
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.