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?
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.