His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.