Charismatic, politically savvy, visionary, persuasive, persecuted, manipulative, abusive of women, abusive of drugs, and, finally, murderous. Peoples Temple leader Jim Jones carefully revealed only as much of himself as he needed to to any given audience — his inner circle, the larger congregation, local politicians, or his various female companions. Much of the time he hid behind his sunglasses and let others project their hopes and fears onto him.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.