The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.