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From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.