The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.