America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
After the stock market crashed in 1929, thousands suffered unemployment and poverty in the Great Depression.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Founding father Alexander Hamilton went up against political rival and former vice president Aaron Burr in one of history's most famous duels.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
Franklin Roosevelt restored hope after the Great Depression and led the nation during World War II. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.