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  • Jesse Owens

    Airs August 3, 2021 | 53 min

    His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. 

  • The Fight

    Airs August 3, 2021 | 53 min

    On June 22, 1938, 70,000 fans crammed into Yankee Stadium to watch what some have called "the most important sporting event in history" — the rematch between African American heavyweight Joe Louis and his German opponent Max Schmeling.

  • The Big Burn

    Airs August 24, 2021 | 53 min

    In the summer of 1910, hundreds of wildfires raged across the Northern Rockies. By the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead. It was the largest fire in American history.

  • Sandra Day O'Connor: The First

    Premieres September 13, 2021 | 113 min

    Discover the story of the Supreme Court’s first female justice. A pioneer who both reflected and shaped an era, she was the deciding vote in cases on some of the 20th century’s most controversial issues—including race, gender and reproductive rights.

  • CITIZEN HEARST

    Premieres September 27, 2021 | 3 hrs 46 min

    Explore the life of William Randolph Hearst, the pioneering media mogul and inspiration for Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane. Wielding unprecedented power, Hearst forever transformed the media’s role in American life and politics.

  • Billy Graham

    Aired May 17, 2021 | 113 min

    Explore the life of one of the best-known and most influential religious leaders of the 20th century. An international celebrity by age 30, he built a media empire, preached to millions worldwide, and had the ear of tycoons, presidents and royalty.

  • American Oz

    Aired April 19, 2021 | 113 min

    Explore the life and times of L. Frank Baum, creator of the beloved The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

  • The Blinding of Isaac Woodard

    Aired March 30, 2021 | 113 min

    In 1946, Isaac Woodard, a Black army sergeant on his way home to South Carolina after serving in WWII, was pulled from a bus for arguing with the driver. The local chief of police savagely beat him, leaving him unconscious and permanently blind.

  • The Blinding of Isaac Woodard (español)

    Aired March 30, 2021 | 113 min

    In 1946, Isaac Woodard, a Black army sergeant on his way home to South Carolina after serving in WWII, was pulled from a bus for arguing with the driver. The local chief of police savagely beat him, leaving him unconscious and permanently blind.

  • Voice of Freedom

    Aired February 15, 2021 | 113 min

    Explore the life of singer Marian Anderson and her triumphant 1939 concert at the Lincoln Memorial.

  • Goin' Back To T-Town

    Aired February 8, 2021 | 53 min

    Goin' Back to T-Town: Revisit a thriving Black community in Tulsa, which rebuilt after a 1921 racially-motivated massacre.

  • The Codebreaker

    Aired January 11, 2021 | 53 min

    Discover the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst who helped bring down gangsters and break up a Nazi spy ring in South America. Her work helped lay the foundation for modern codebreaking today.