A portrait of President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over his determination to keep the all-white University of Alabama segregated.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.