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.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.