A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.