Preview for the film The Crash of 1929, rebroadcasting April 24, 2012.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.