Leni Riefenstahl was a German film director notorious for making the most effective Nazi propaganda films. In this documentary, she addresses her past for the first time on camera.
This documentary series chronicles the final decades of the American frontier, from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee.
A high school teacher conducts a classroom experiment, introducing rules and behavior codes in a systematic, calculated way to illustrate obedience and community in Nazi Germany.
This film depicts the daily lives of Jews within the Warsaw Ghetto and their struggle to maintain culture, religion, and dignity in the face of atrocity and starvation.
This film explores the long struggle for black civil rights, reminding us that the pace of progress is often accompanied by conflict and compromise.
This films simultaneously tells the story of the legal campaign against segregation that launched the Civil Rights Movement and pays tribute to a visionary black lawyer, Charles Hamilton Houston.
From the end of the Civil War to the dawn of the Civil Rights Movement, Southern blacks led lives of subordination maintained by white supremacist laws known as “Jim Crow.”
Two Holocaust survivors accidentally meet and renew an old argument over religious faith in light of the Holocaust and how it has changed their lives.
Students at urban and suburban high schools want equally to go to college, but do they get the same preparation?
This 6-part series from The History Channel explores the history of the Third Reich, using recently discovered documents and archival footage from former Soviet-Bloc nations.