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.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.