Premiering January 8, 15 & 22 on PBS. Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.