Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a young German theologian who offered one of the first clear voices of resistance to Adolf Hitler, openly challenging his church to stand with the Jews.
In 1944, Hannah Senesh, a Hungarian Jew who emigrated to Palestine, joined the British army to parachute into Europe on a mission to save the Jews of Hungary.
Pioneering African American journalists, known as the ‘Black Press,’ documented life for millions of people who were otherwise ignored, giving voice to Black America.
This film about African American identity weaves together the testimonies of those whose complexion, class, gender, speech, or sexuality has made them feel 'too black' or 'not black enough.'
Hate has many faces, but do we really understand its roots, and are there practical ways to cope with it? What is hate doing to us?
In 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community.
What does it mean to become American? In interviews with historians, descendants, and recent immigrants, Bill Moyers explores this question through the experience of the Chinese in America.
The role of American soldiers in the liberation of concentration camps at the end of World War II is examined in this documentary.
Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, three American communities forcibly expelled African-American residents, replacing Reconstruction with Jim Crow laws.
This six-hour documentary television series commemorates the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.