With the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, the war merged with the abolitionist cause. The Proclamation had included an unexpected clause: at last, black men could enlist in the armed services of the United States.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West