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.
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.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.