On October 2, 2006, Charles Roberts entered an Amish schoolhouse and shot ten Amish girls - five died. Later that day, Amish neighbors visited the Roberts family to offer forgiveness.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
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.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
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.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.