"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 bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.