"I thought I was joining for life. I thought this is what I'm going to do." Watch more of Jan's story, and others who have left the Amish community, in "The Amish: Shunned," premiering February 4th, 2014 on PBS.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
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.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.