The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, and thrived from the Depression through World War II, leaving a legacy in music.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Cuba's Communist leader defied the odds, surviving his Soviet benefactors, the wrath of U.S. presidents, two diplomatic crises and assassination attempts.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.