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.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
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.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.