An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.