As a nation mourned the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, a manhunt closed in on the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.