"I had been seeking God from the age of ten to the age of 41. Thirty years time. There was still that emptiness, and I came to the realization that there has to be more in life than what I am experiencing. There simply has to be more."
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.