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?
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.