The biography of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century, this documentary of Henry Ford offers an incisive look at the birth of the American auto industry with its long history of struggles between labor and management.
Premiering January 29, 2012 at 9pm ET on PBS.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.