In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.