A preview of "The Amish," an intimate portrait of contemporary Amish faith and life. The film examines how such a closed and communal culture has thrived within one of the most open, individualistic societies on earth. What does the future hold for a community whose existence is so rooted in the past? And what does our fascination with the Amish say about deep American values?
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.