Around age 12, Robert Stone created a short film on environmental pollution.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.