A behind the scenes look at American Experience's biography "Jesse Owens" with series executive producer, Mark Samels, and filmmaker, Laurens Grant.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.