A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Founding father Alexander Hamilton went up against political rival and former vice president Aaron Burr in one of history's most famous duels.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.