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 stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."