A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.