From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War ravaged America. It still holds several notorious records, such as the highest number of average deaths per day (504). Read more of the shocking statistics from the War that divided our nation.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
P.T. Barnum -- huckster, con man, promoter, entertainer and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.