From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case. The little-known story of the Mexican American lawyers who took Hernandez v. Texas to the Supreme Court, challenging Jim Crow-style discrimination.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.