This video from the 1940s shows the Amish Huyard family harvesting wheat and tobacco using traditional methods. The film was taken by friend of the family Charles Noss, a photographer who worked at the nearby Hershey chocolate factory in Pennsylvania. Shortly after this was taken, most Amish groups were forbidden from posing for photographs and videos.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.