You're the General
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst fought to suppress a film by Orson Welles, a film that would become one of cinema's masterpieces.