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.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.