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."
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.