Chapter 1 of The Amish, an intimate portrait of contemporary Amish faith and life. This film examines how such a closed and communal culture has thrived within one of the most open, individualistic societies on earth. What does the future hold for a community whose existence is so rooted in the past? And what does our fascination with the Amish say about deep American values?
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.