Showing results 1 - 10 of 24 for the tag: american history.
Monday, February 11 at 10 p.m. — Once the Civil War was over, slavery was finished, right? Not quite…
Starts Sunday, November 18 at 8 p.m. –Survey the causes of the worst man-made ecological disaster in U.S. history: the catastrophic dust storms of the 1930s.
Tuesday, May 1 at 8 p.m. — Trace the story of Jesse Owens’ remarkable victories in the face of Nazi racism during the 1936 Olympics.
Sundays, March 25-May 20 at 8 p.m. — Journey deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals for a new understanding of personal identity and American history.
Starts Monday, February 20 at 9 p.m. (2 Parts) — Explore the history of an American president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history.
Sunday, February 19 at 11 p.m. — Find out why an African-American filmmaker wants to end Black History Month.
Monday, February 13 at 9 p.m. — Explore the little-known story of the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the South that persisted into the 20th century.
Tuesday, January 24 at 8 p.m. — Uncover the complexities and flaws of the Western lawman whose life is a lens on politics, justice, and economic opportunity on the American frontier.
Tuesday, January 17 at 8 p.m. — Learn how time and time again General George Armstrong Custer ricocheted from triumph to disaster, from battlefield heroism to impetuous escapade.
Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. — From May until November 1961, more than 400 ordinary Americans risked their lives to challenge segregation in the the Deep South.