Following the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy, the 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside between police and protesters on the streets of Chicago.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.