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?
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.