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Air Date: Sat, Jun 20, 2020 8:00 PM
This film envisions the book James Baldwin never finished – a revolutionary and personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 15, 2020 9:00 PM
Follow the journey of civil rights hero and human rights champion, U.S. Congressman John Lewis. At the Selma March, Lewis came face-to-face with club-wielding troopers and exemplified non-violence.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 4, 2018 9:00 PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores America’s changing racial landscape-celebrating how far we have come toward equality and asking why we still have so far to go. Features conversations with Attorney General Eric Holder, activist DeRay Mckesson and television producer Shonda Rhimes.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 3, 2018 9:00 PM
Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. takes a personal journey through the last 50 years of African American history, charting the incredible progress made – as well as the obstacles that remain. The program features conversations with Jesse Jackson, Nas and Donna Brazile.
Air Date: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 8:00 PM
Highlights from the Roadshow floor include an 1864 Civil War statue hilt presentation sword, a 1936 Joe Fortenberry Olympic gold medal, and James Madison’s personal seal, ca. 1828.
Air Date: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 8:00 PM
Discover Fort Worth’s hidden treasures, including a Felipe Orlando abstract oil, ca. 1980, a German baroque lockbox from around 1625 and a Green Bay Packers championship group, ca. 1965.
Air Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2016 8:00 PM
The “Baby Boom” of the mid-20th century created a generation of people who grew up witnessing the rise of television, space exploration and rock ‘n’ roll.
Air Date: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 9:00 PM
In Birmingham, AL, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Catherine Williamson at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to discuss the Civil Rights Movement of the 20th century and to look at materials related to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 20, 2015 11:00 PM
This film chronicles the key events which led to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), selecting Birmingham, Alabama as the site for the now famous ‘Project C’ (Project Confrontation) in 1963.