Premiering on PBS September 18, 8/7c. With the coming of the Civil War, and the staggering casualties it ushered in, death entered the experience of the American people as it never had before -- permanently altering the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.