Meet a group of Texan lawyers, mothers, advocates, and others — including the murderer and victim whose fatal clash led to a landmark court case, Hernandez v. Texas and the acknowledgement of Mexican Americans’ equality before the law. These individuals’ leadership in revealing injustices and seeking to right them is a legacy handed down from the civil rights era of the 50s and 60s to today.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.