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  • The Murder of Emmett Till

    Airs August 23, 2022 | 53 min

    In August 1955, a 14-year-old Black boy named Emmett Till was murdered by two white men. His death helped mobilize the civil rights movement.

  • The American Diplomat

    Airs September 27, 2022 | 53 min

    Explore the lives and legacies of three African American ambassadors who broke racial barriers to reach high-ranking appointments in the Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations and left a lasting impact on the Foreign Service.

  • The Codebreaker

    Airs September 27, 2022 | 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.

  • Plague at the Golden Gate

    Aired May 24, 2022 | 113 min

    Follow the gripping story of the race against time to save San Francisco and the nation from an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1900.

  • Plague at the Golden Gate (Chinese)

    Aired May 24, 2022 | 113 min

    收看這段令人全神貫注的故事: 1900年,淋巴腺鼠疫驚現舊金山,為拯救全城甚至全國的人民,抗疫行動刻不容緩。

     

     

  • Plague at the Golden Gate (español)

    Aired May 24, 2022 | 113 min

    Siga la apasionante historia de la carrera contrarreloj para salvar a San Francisco y al país de un brote de la peste bubónica en 1900.

  • Flood in the Desert

    Aired May 3, 2022 | 53 min

    Explore the 1928 dam collapse, the second deadliest disaster in California history. A colossal engineering failure, the dam was built by William Mulholland, who had ensured the growth of Los Angeles by bringing water to the city via aqueduct.

  • Flood in the Desert (español)

    Aired May 3, 2022 | 53 min

    Explore el derrumbe de la represa en 1928 y las secuelas del segundo desastre más mortal en California. Explore el derrumbe de la represa en 1928 y las secuelas del segundo desastre más mortal en California.

  • The American Diplomat (español)

    Aired February 15, 2022 | 53 min

    Explore las vidas y el legado de tres embajadores afroamericanos que rompieron las barreras raciales para alcanzar nombramientos de alto rango en las administraciones de Truman, Eisenhower y Kennedy; y el impacto duradero que dejaron en el Servicio Exterior.

  • Riveted: The History of Jeans

    Aired February 7, 2022 | 53 min

    Discover the fascinating story of this iconic American garment. From their roots in slavery to the Wild West, hippies, high fashion and hip-hop, jeans are the fabric on which the history of American ideology and politics is writ large.

  • Riveted: The History of Jeans (español)

    Aired February 7, 2022 | 53 min

    Descubra la fascinante historia de esta icónica prenda de vestir norteamericana. Desde sus raíces en la esclavitud hasta el lejano Oeste, los hippies, la alta costura y el hip-hop; los jeans son el tejido sobre el que está escrita la historia de la ideología y la política estadounidenses.

  • Citizen Hearst

    Aired September 28, 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.