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.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.