"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.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.