On April 4, 1968, escaped convict James Earl Ray shot and killed Dr. Martin Luther King. This is the fateful narrative of the killer and his prey, set against the seething, turbulent forces in American society at that time.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.