The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, from the 1940s into the 50s, with contemporary performances by both.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family