Behind the Scenes Interviews
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
In the Philippines, Army Rangers liberated 513 prisoners of war three years after the Bataan Death March.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.