Thomas Edison was Henry Ford's hero. In 1896, shortly after building his quadricycle, Henry Ford had the chance to meet the famous inventor at a convention in New York. Edison, who was convinced the future lay in electric powered cars, encouraged Ford to "keep at it." In 1907, Ford was on the brink of releasing the Model T. The inventors forged a friendship that lasted their whole lives.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.