A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.