"He came back to tell his parents that he was going to college. They lived down a long lane. When he turned in the driveway, the memories set in; that coming home was so strong, so powerful that he gave up college from the end of the drive to the barn. He went in and asked his dad, "May I come home?""
The Amish: Shunned premiers on American Experience/PBS February 4, 2014.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.