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.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.