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.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.