From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
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.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.