In the 1920s, many Americans were listening to Jazz and learning the Charleston. Henry Ford preferred the country dances he learned as a boy - quadrilles, gavottes, the schottische, the polka and the chorus jig were his favorites. Later in life he hosted dance lessons in Dearborn twice a week to teach what he believed was the correct, old way of dancing.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.