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 black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.