During the Great Depression in the 1930s, Americans worried when their radio programs were interrupted by special news bulletins.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.