From the program "TR, the Story of Theodore Roosevelt," an animation of the locks system of the Panama Canal demonstrates how a ship would travel across the Panamanian Isthmus. This "lake and lock" canal was favored by Roosevelt, who Chief Engineer George Goethals called "the real builder of the Panama Canal."
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.