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."
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.