This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.