Although we know Robert E. Lee as a central character in America's defining national trauma, the Civil War, many do not know the full character that was Lee. Through these images, we see a very human Lee, from the young boy coping with the abandonment of an admired but disgraced father, to the infirm and short-tempered general who carried the weight of Confederate hopes on his shoulders.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.