"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.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.