President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.