The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences, dealing with issues such as crime, racism and lynching.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.